Bringing the Four Principles Together

Welcome to the Resources page! Here, you will find high-quality educational materials that have been selected by the Students at the Center team.

Learn more about our vetting process here. Our curation process is ongoing so let us know what we should include.


10 Principles for Building a High-quality System of Assessments

Jobs for the Future and Partners

The Ten Principles for Building a High-Quality System of Assessments, a collaborative effort led by Jobs for the Future (JFF), and endorsed by 19 organizations and experts from education, research, workforce, and… Read More »


How Feedback for Teachers and Principals Helped Their Students Do Better in Math

Sarah Sparks

This blog article discusses the results of a research study conducted by American Institutes of Research, on behalf of the… Read More »


In Our Connected World, What If Empathy Is Learning?

Thom Markham

This article explores new ways of thinking about the science of learning. As the world becomes more connected and knowledge… Read More »

Video, Website

The Better Math Teaching Network

Nellie Mae Education Foundation

The Better Math Teaching Network is a group of  researchers and practitioners looking to transform high school math instruction to become… Read More »


Quality and Equity by Design: Charting the Course for the Next Phase of Competency-Based Education

Nina Lopez, Susan Patrick, Chris Sturgis

This report seeks to advance K-12 competency education by examining key factors required to bring competency education to scale while… Read More »


Universal Design Technology

John O'Sullivan

John F. O’Sullivan is a Librarian, an Assistive Technology Specialist at Chelmsford High School, and an author of several books… Read More »


10 Game-Changing Ideas in Education

EdWeek Editors

In this article, editors at EdWeek have compiled 10 commentaries that outline exciting ideas in the field of education. For example:… Read More »


Racial Equity Tools

Racial Equity Tools

Racial Equity Tools is designed to support individuals and groups working to achieve racial equity. This site offers tools, research,… Read More »

Tool, Website

Character Lab

Character Lab

Character Lab is a nonprofit organization founded to research and create new ways to help all students develop character. While… Read More »


Model Schools, Districts, Networks and States for Competency-Based Education

Mary Ryerse, Janice Walton, and Tom Vander Ark

This article catalogues successful competency education models on many scales. It provides links to schools, both district-based and charter; districts;… Read More »

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