Real World Problem Solving


Igniting the Spark: Engaging Secondary Students in Real-World Problem Solving

In this webinar, Emily Davis, Director of Educator Engagement at ASCD, and Susan Patterson, math teacher and Spark 101 fellow,… Read More »

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Models of Excellence

Models of Excellence is an open resource featuring exemplary pre-K to 12th-grade student work. The collection is curated by EL… Read More »

Last week, some of us from the Students at the Center team traveled to SXSWedu, an annual conference that draws… Read More »


Maker Ed

The mission of Maker Ed is to provide educators and institutions with the training, resources, and community of support they… Read More »


Organizational Structures and Strategies that Promote Problem-Based Learning Environments

This webinar is the third in a series sponsored by The Community of Practice. Implementation of problem-based learning requires leaders to look… Read More »

This video, created by UP for Learning as part of their Communicating School Redesign efforts (partnering with Ned),  features six Vermont high… Read More »

This article discusses the lack of clarity around the concept of design thinking. Confusion around the topic is not surprising… Read More »

In this article, Laura Flemming, teacher and media specialist, discusses how to order equipment and materials for a makerspace in… Read More »

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Under the Hood of Personalized Learning: A New Hampshire Teacher of the Year Explains

In this opinion piece, Kim Carter, a Students at the Center Distinguished Fellow, and 1996 New Hampshire Media Educator of the… Read More »

This article highlights four strategies for using technology to improve learning and empower students which the author, Kerry Gallagher, a… Read More »

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