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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 »

blog | October 20, 2017 | by Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg

Civics Needs a Makeover NOW. How? Keep It Student-Centered, Stupid!

Originally posted on EdWeek’s Learning Deeply Blog on October 11, 2017. Our current political climate and all it portends about our democracy… Read More »

blog | October 13, 2017 | by Karen Shakman

How to Engage with School Partners? Tips for Researchers from One Project in Maine

As education researchers, how do we remain responsive to the needs of our partners while maintaining our role as independent… Read More »

blog | October 6, 2017 | by EMILY THIELMANN

Gateway to Opportunity: Extending Learning into the Summer and into the Workplace

As the school year kicks into gear, it is often a time for reflecting back on summer. I can’t tell… Read More »

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