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blog | January 19, 2018 | by Dana Mitra

Civic Preparedness in an Era Characterized by its Discord More than its Dialogue

Political discord is as old as politics. However, disagreement between people with different political perspectives has become entrenched, and often… Read More »

blog | January 12, 2018 | by Stephanie Krauss

Owning His Learning and His Future: Taliq Tillman’s Student-Owned Learning Experience

Originally posted on October 18, 2017 for Youth Today  I met Arthur 10 years ago at a principals’ convening. That… Read More »

blog | January 2, 2018 | by Mary Bellavance

Creating a Peer Coaching Program to Grow Student-Centered Learning (Part 2)

In part I of this three-part series, I wrote about how Maine’s Biddeford School District created a peer coaching program… Read More »

blog | December 15, 2017 | by Mary Bellavance

Creating a Peer Coaching Program to Grow Student-Centered Learning (Part 1)

In southern Maine, the little corner of the world where I teach, coach and learn, we are in the midst… Read More »

blog | December 1, 2017 | by Brian M. Stack

Competency-Based Education: Lessons Learned After a Decade of Transformation

It has been nearly a decade since Sanborn Regional School District in New Hampshire made the decision to shift to… Read More »

blog | November 17, 2017 | by Dana Mitra and Andrew Pendola

Exploring Student-Centered Learning in the ESSA State Plans

Many of us who research or implement student-centered learning approaches read with excitement that states now have the flexibility, under… Read More »

blog | November 10, 2017 | by Christina Rose

7 Things Teachers Need to Know About Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month. The article below was originally posted on Indian Country Today on November 12,… Read More »

blog | November 3, 2017 | by Jennifer Fredricks

Why Relationships Matter for Urban Students’ Engagement

This post is a follow-up to “Do I Have a Voice? Student Ownership Drives Engagement Among Urban Youth.” We all… Read More »

blog | November 1, 2017 | by Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative

Looking Back: The First Year of the Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative

The Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative launched last November with over 100 researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and funders coming together to break… Read More »

blog | October 27, 2017 | by Daisy Sharrock

How Can We Abolish the Phrase “I’m Just Not a Math Person”?

This blog was originally posted on June 13, 2017 in Education Week’s Learning Deeply Blog Four teachers gather around a… Read More »

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