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NH a nationwide model for innovative assessment with PACE

New Hampshire’s PACE program is getting a lot of attention from other states hoping to move away from standardized testing.

For Teachers Sanborn students host all-day presentation on Holocaust

Sanborn students host all-day presentation on Holocaust

Students will literally interact with history as they listen to and ask questions Holocaust survivor Kati Preston.

For Business How can we give our students the skills they need to succeed in life, careers, and college?

How can we give our students the skills they need to succeed in life, careers, and college?

Graduation rates are at an all time high, that doesn’t mean that more kids are prepared for life after graduation, writes Nellie Mae President and CEO Nick Donohue for NPR affiliate WBUR.

For Legislators Sanborn students host all-day presentation on Holocaust

Sanborn students host all-day presentation on Holocaust

Students will literally interact with history as they listen to and ask questions Holocaust survivor Kati Preston.

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Common Core allows districts to collaborate to create engaging, meaningful units

Common Core allows districts to collaborate to create engaging, meaningful units

Phi Delta Kappan featured a great piece on how Colorado and Kentucky have collaborated to develop rigorous, creative assignments and assessments for their students. These high-quality units are possible because both states use Common Core State Standards, the academic standards developed by states, education experts, and teachers to create a consistent set of […]

Closing Pittsfield’s high school would devastate community, say residents

Closing Pittsfield’s high school would devastate community, say residents

Over 75 people attended Pittsfield school board meeting on Thursday to voice their support for the high school, reported the Concord Monitor. The meeting followed a decision by the town’s select committee to explore whether to close the school and send students to a different district: “Don’t the people in town […]

Select board considers closing Pittsfield’s high school

Select board considers closing Pittsfield’s high school

Pittsfield select board is considering closing the district’s high school, which has undergone a complete transformation and is a national model for student-centered learning.

Londonderry South School students working together

NH a nationwide model for innovative assessment with PACE

New Hampshire’s PACE program is getting a lot of attention from other states hoping to move away from standardized testing.

New study explores student tech and engineering literacy

New study explores student tech and engineering literacy

“We live in a world of rapid technological change, and our nation’s continued prosperity rests on how we can use technology to innovate.”

Learning isn’t one size fits all

Learning isn’t one size fits all

By letting go of definitions, schools can find ways to personalize their classrooms that work on their terms.

Londonderry Third Graders learning scientific measurement

Student-centered learning means being a gateway, not a gatekeeper

Student-centered learning means supporting learners, making student work practical, and integrating student passions and interests into the classroom. That was the focus of a recent national conference of education innovators in Boston, wrote The Modesto Bee. 

High educational standards mean better economic outcomes for states

High educational standards mean better economic outcomes for states

“There is pretty broad agreement that the Common Core is a really strong foundation for any high standards if the state wants to maintain competitiveness, recruit employers, and do all the things they need to do for the economy.”

STEAM Ahead puts project-based learning to work

STEAM Ahead puts project-based learning to work

“The freedom of choosing projects based on my learning style allowed me to learn more about myself as well as the subjects.”

Sanborn students host all-day presentation on Holocaust

Sanborn students host all-day presentation on Holocaust

Students will literally interact with history as they listen to and ask questions Holocaust survivor Kati Preston.