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.

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

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

This article looks at the importance of including student voice in professional development for teachers. The author promotes this approach… Read More »

Quality Counts 2018

Every year, Education Week releases a Quality Counts report which examines state-level efforts to improve public education and pulls together a large number… Read More »


How Metacognition Boosts Learning

This article presents strategies for boosting students metacognitive skills. It covers several studies that show the importance of understandings one’s… Read More »

Teaching with Technology

This report looks at how teachers are integrating new technology and tools into their classroom practice. It identifies common benefits… Read More »

This webinar recording focuses on the key teaching and learning shifts that occur in successful personalized learning settings over time… Read More »

This video shows a producer from Youth Radio in Oakland, CA working with students to produce their own commentaries. It… Read More »

Educators work on behalf of their students every day, but some of the richest learning opportunities arise when educators take… Read More »

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Visible Thinking Resources

This article, When Kids Have Structure for Thinking, Better Learning Emerges, looks deeply at how to best teach students about metacognition.… Read More »


Francis Pina Interview

This podcast features an interview with Francis Pina, a Boston native and math teacher at Charlestown High school. He shares… Read More »

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