Exploring the Impact of Student-Centered Learning on Mathematics

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What happens when a networked improvement community focuses on student-centered math instruction and the struggle for equity as they try to become students of their students’ thinking? The High Tech High Graduate School of Education research team presented their findings from a field-leading 2-year study in which teachers engaged in to test, refine and spread… Read More ›

How to Choose Words That Motivate Students During Online Learning

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In order to foster engagement and motivation, online learning experiences need to be framed in a way that allows students to take ownership of their learning. This article explains ways teachers can make a big impact on student learning just by re-framing how they instruct their lessons and assignments. It offers an explicit example of… Read More ›

Lesson Study: Resources for Administrators, Educators and Guardians

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In order to improve student learning, teachers need opportunities to observe and discuss instruction. Lesson study provides a structure for teachers to collaborate around pressing problems of practice and to engage in cycles of inquiry to explore the intersection of pedagogy and student learning. School Administrators Are you a school leader or department head who wants a… Read More ›

Lesson Study: Exploring the Impact of Student-Centered Learning on Mathematics

Lesson Study Webinar: Exploring the Impact of Student-Centered Learning on Mathematics. Register Now. October 13, 2020. 4 PM EST / 1 PM EST

As remote learning becomes part of our new reality due to COVID-19, it is critical that schools set up structures to address the challenges and inequities that occur with online education. Now, more than ever, we need systems that support collaborative inquiry so teachers can test and refine practices that center student thinking, support deeper learning and build students’… Read More ›

The Blended Learning Models that Can Help Schools Reopen

This article explores two approaches to blended learning that could be used in schools, providing a mix of in-person and remote learning. In particular, the article discusses flipped learning in which students watch videos of content at home and use class time for more involved work. This enriched virtual model has students completing most of… Read More ›

Planning for Success in the Fall Starts with Personalization

In this article, the author makes a strong case for the need for personalization to address the wide range of student needs next year. He asserts that the great concerns around equity that have been brought to the surface and exacerbated due to COVID-19 school closures can only be addressed if educators can commit to… Read More ›

Learning Revolution/Reinventing Schools Weekly Series

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This is a hub for daily online presentations, conferences, and events for educators. A set of time-zone-based calendars list all available sessions as they are scheduled on a rolling basis. The sessions will also be recorded and available to watch for free. The call for proposals is continually open. Presentation acceptances will be made on… Read More ›

Equity Resources for Student-Centered Teaching & Learning

Based upon four principles of student-centered learning and the strategies outlined in Critical Practices for Anti-Bias Education, the following list of resources was compiled to support educators serving our nation’s students, especially those who are traditionally marginalized. Many practices promote equity and support diversity in the classroom. Educators across the country are working to address… Read More ›

Racial Equity Tools

Racial Equity Tools is designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. This site offers tools, research, tips, curricula and ideas for people who want to increase their own understanding and to help those working toward justice at every level – in systems, organizations, communities and the culture at large. The resources… Read More ›

Disrupting Inequity: Having Brave Conversations About Bias

This toolkit was designed to help school communities have facilitated conversations about race, bias and prejudice. It features three 90-120 minute facilitated sessions. Sessions are centered around a reading or video with follow-up conversation. Sessions include: Understanding Bias Historical Perspective About Race in America How Does Bias Manifest in Our School? The kit includes a… Read More ›