Student-centered learning research
KnowledgeWorks researches student-centered approaches to teaching and learning that show promise to transform education systems and better support our most marginalized learners.
Critical Civic Inquiry
This study, led by Rowan University and University of Colorado – Denver, investigates two areas of student-centered learning:
- How can students be supported to take “ownership” of their learning?
- How can learning occur anytime and anywhere?
An Investigation into Culturally Responsive and Mastery-Based Education in NYC Schools
This study, led by researchers at the Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools and Mastery Collaborative, explores how culturally responsive mastery-based practices influence historically marginalized students’ learning capacities, school engagement and academic outcomes.
Leveraging the Power of Improvement Networks to Spread Lesson Study
This project from High Tech High Graduate School of Education is designed to leverage lesson study within a networked improvement community to explore how student-centered instruction and assessment strategies impact student mathematical understanding and achievement, particularly for Latinx and Black students.
Robust and Equitable Measures to Inspire Quality Schools
This KnowledgeWorks and WestEd project asks “How do schools ensure that marginalized students succeed in postsecondary education, careers and civic life?” We’re going to find out through REMIQS (pronounced “re-mix”), a multi-state, co-funded, stakeholder-driven, mixed-methods investigation designed to answer how we best serve our most vulnerable learners.
Deeper Learning and Diffusion of Innovation and Scaled Impact of New Hampshire’s Work-Study Practices
This research-practice partnership examines how work-study practices related to communication, collaboration, creative thinking and self-direction are being adopted and scaled across the state. The work is jointly led by Jobs for the Future, New Hampshire Learning Initiative, Center for Innovative Education and the New Hampshire Department of Education.