Educational Research

Student-centered teaching is complex, demanding work. It requires teachers who are curious and have an unwavering commitment to helping all… Read More »

As the excitement of the ball dropping and the year’s end fades into a cold and dreary January (at least… Read More »


Teaching Adolescents to Become Learners: The Role of Noncognitive Factors in Shaping School Performance, A Critical Literature Review

This frequently-cited report from the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research provides a comprehensive review of the connection between… Read More »

Podcast, Research Report Collaborative

The Student-Centered Learning Podcast

Created by Students at the Center Distinguished Fellow Arthur Eduardo Baraf, this podcast explores the many facets of student-centered learning. In… Read More »

Originally Posted on Competency Works, November 11, 2016 There is increasing evidence supporting the growth of student-centered learning (competency-based learning… Read More »

Jobs for the Future (JFF), in partnership with the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, announced today the launch of the Student-Centered… Read More »

Report, Research

A Qualitative Study of Student-Centered Learning Practices in New England High Schools

This report offers a comprehensive analysis of student-centered learning (SCL) approaches in 12 schools across the New England region, highlighting… Read More »

This article describes the experiments conducted by Stanford graduate students at two California schools to harness new virtual reality technology… Read More »

This research-to-practice brief explores teaching practices that promote social-emotional learning (SEL) and positive learning environments. The author begins with an… Read More »

Case Study, Report, Research

Social Emotional Learning in High School: How Three Urban High Schools Engage, Educate, and Empower Youth

This research series from the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education documents practices at three small urban high schools… Read More »

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