Deeper Learning and Diffusion of Innovation and Scaled Impact of New Hampshire’s Work-Study Practices 

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Through its Performance Assessment of Competency Education (PACE) initiative, New Hampshire offers innovative, successful approaches in competency-based and deeper learning practices, and is a model for other states to follow. JFF is partnering with the New Hampshire Learning Initiative, the New Hampshire Department of Education, and the Center for Innovation in Education to understand how… Read More ›

Critical Civic Inquiry: Student-Centered Learning

The team at the Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative is asking questions about equity in education research because we will never achieve equity in education until we center the expertise of marginalized stakeholders. 

The study has concluded. Read about their data collection, findings and implications for educators and counselors in the field. Learn More Led by Rowan University and University of Colorado, this study investigated two areas of student-centered learning: “How students can be supported to take “ownership” of their learning” and “How learning can occur anytime, anywhere.”… Read More ›

Abolishing the phrase “I’m not a math person”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoYRk08t4DA&feature=emb_logoHigh Tech High Graduate School of Education (HTH) conducted this study as part of the Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative’s initial cycle of research. The team at HTH worked alongside fellow scholars, educators, and policymakers to investigate the impact of specific student-centered practices and then translate their findings for cross-sector audiences. HTH’s final report, Abolishing the… Read More ›

Maximizing Student Agency: Implementation of Student-Centered Learning Approaches

https://youtu.be/r_9hgV6XcK8 American Institutes for Research (AIR) conducted this study as part of the Student-Centered Learning Research Collaborative’s initial cycle of research. The team at AIR worked alongside fellow scholars, educators, and policymakers to investigate the impact of specific student-centered practices and then translate their findings for cross-sector audiences. AIR’s final report, Maximizing Student Agency: Implementation of… Read More ›

Visioning Toolkit: Laying the Groundwork for a Community-Wide Vision for Personalized Learning

A district’s vision is central to everything they do and everything they hope to accomplish. If you really want to change the system, a vision must be created by and lived throughout your community.

In this toolkit you’ll find the following resources to help you begin and sustain the work of implementing personalized learning: Guidance on crafting a system-wide vision for personalized learning, incorporating diverse stakeholder voices Questions and considerations for finding the right people to champion the work of personalizing learning Direction on how to identify factors that may impact… Read More ›

Leadership Competencies for Learner-Centered, Personalized Education

To develop and support effective leaders in education today, we must renew and refocus our attention on learning and the learner. While this may not sound radical, if we scratch the surface of this call, we’ll find a need for transformational leadership. The Leadership Competencies for Learner-Centered, Personalized Education (Leadership Competencies) serve as a first… Read More ›

Student-Centered Practice & Innovation: Stories from New England

Explore Examples of Student-Centered Learning in Action in New England One of our goals at Students at the Center Hub is to amplify and track the implementation, progress, and impact of student-centered, personalized approaches to learning. New England schools and districts have been at the forefront of creating learning environments that elevate learners while supporting… Read More ›

Background on Equity Resource Bundle

To help shape the future direction of our work and ensure that equity is always at the forefront, SATC had an outside group conduct an Equity Evaluation Report. As part of this analysis, the group reviewed all of the resources catalogued in the HUB database to identify whether the HUB was providing enough resources on… Read More ›

Tech-based Student Support Resources

To complement our School Counselor Advocacy Letter[/popup_trigger],the Students at the Center Hub team curated a set of tech-based tools particularly suited for counselors wishing to improve communication strategies and documentation with students and teachers. Based on feedback gathered from New England-based counselors, we developed a menu of web-based resources to respond to the counselors’ interest… Read More ›