21st Century Skills

Commitment to 21st century skills at Sanborn Regional School District makes national news

Commitment to 21st century skills at Sanborn Regional School District makes national news

New Hampshire has recommended that schools make 21st century skills like communication, collaboration, creativity and self-direction part of the regular curriculum. Educators call them “work study practices” and many schools have woven them into their curricula. EdSurge looks closely at how the Sanborn Regional School District has done it.

“Learning for a purpose is deeper and longer lasting,” says charter CEO Kim Carter

“Learning for a purpose is deeper and longer lasting,” says charter CEO Kim Carter

At Making Community Connections Charter Schools (MC2) in Manchester and Keene, students are put in the driver’s seat of their learning experience. In a piece authored by The Hetchinger Report, Kim Carter–former NH Teacher of the Year and MC2’s Chief Education Officer–explains how personalized learning motivates students and prepares them for […]

Active self-reflection promotes meaningful learning

Active self-reflection promotes meaningful learning

Active self-reflection promotes meaningful learning, and it’s the starting point of the Get Schooled NH student video contest.

Image courtesy of Next Steps NH.

Milton teacher: ELOs “open up the world for students”

Next Steps New Hampshire recognized Nute High School teacher Fern Downing as the 2016 Transition Professional of the Year, according to Foster’s Daily Democrat. Downing has “allowed many to realize the goal of high school graduation,” said the committee. 

Getting Schooled: NH students tell us how they apply what they learned in class to their everyday lives.

Getting Schooled: NH students tell us how they apply what they learned in class to their everyday lives.

Reaching Higher NH is committed to supporting NH’s public schools. We do this by creating a collaborative environment in which educators, families, community leaders and bipartisan lawmakers can explore how all NH students can reach their full potential. Our efforts can only be successful if the voices of the very […]

Basics and Beyond: NH business community supports Next Generation Education!

Basics and Beyond: NH business community supports Next Generation Education!

New Hampshire schools are committed to educating students for the next generation, where the basics are fused with 21st century skills that students need to succeed. Where today’s English classes build students’ communication skills to shape tomorrow’s leaders.  Where today’s Math classes include real-world applications to train tomorrow’s problem solvers. […]

MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED: NH Showings

MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED: NH Showings

Upcoming Showings:
November 28 (Monday): Piermont Village School, Piermont, 6 p.m.

UL: NH needs to pick up the PACE, say business leaders

UL: NH needs to pick up the PACE, say business leaders

The Sunday edition of the Union Leader featured an editorial endorsing the PACE program in the BIA Business Perspectives column. The oped was submitted by Dick Couch and Barbara Couch of Hypertherm in Hanover, NH. Dick is the board chairman and Barbara is vice president for corporate social responsibility. We […]

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Forum: Discussion on a new direction for NH’s science standards

  The NH Department of Education is hosting a public forum for teachers & parents to learn and comment about the direction for our new K-12 NH Science Standards. The forum will be in the Alvirne High School Music Room in Hudson on Thursday, October 27 from 6-7:30 p.m. See […]

Harrisville Wells Elementary School principal: “The students took on the role of being the teachers”

Harrisville Wells Elementary School principal: “The students took on the role of being the teachers”

We have been showing the great education documentary Most Likely to Succeed all over New Hampshire (here’s the trailer).  It’s about High Tech High, an innovative charter school in San Diego.  Our purpose is not to suggest that New Hampshire schools should look like High Tech High, but to stimulate […]