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In spring 2014, seniors at Hudson High School for Learning Technologies in NYC worked on a semester-long independent study project… Read More »

Mamadou Ndiaye

PISA in Context

The confetti has been swept up, the cheering quieted, and the headaches dissipated. New Year’s celebrations? No, the release of… Read More »

Paul Tough’s new book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, is about the importance of… Read More »

Originally published by CompetencyWorks, August 28, 2013. What educator hasn’t wished they could get inside a student’s head—if even just… Read More »

Personalize Learning

The Brain Science Behind Learning

This commentary delves deeper into the principles behind Students at the Center’s Brainy Approaches to Learning infographic and explains how… Read More »

Nancy Hoffman, Rebecca E. Wolfe, Adria Steinberg

Putting Students in Charge of Their Learning

From ASCD’s Putting Students at the Center issue. “You need to teach students how to take initiative to pursue learning,… Read More »

Alison Hramiec, Director of Instruction, BDEA

Who is in charge here? BDEA reflection on student ownership

It has been a busy year at Boston Day and Evening Academy (BDEA), and much of our focus has been… Read More »

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