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Transform Your Passion into Action: Run for School Board

Transform Your Passion into Action: Run for School Board

Turn your passion for community leadership, children, and education into action by serving on your local school board. Turn your passion for community leadership, children, and education, into action by serving on your local school board. School boards play a significant role in fostering the vitality of local communities throughout […]

PACE Evaluations at Spaulding High School

Franklin and Northfield urge towns to collectively demand education funding overhaul

Franklin and Northfield are calling for a new education funding formula, declaring the current formula unfair and, if fully implemented, “unconstitutional,” reported the Concord Monitor. House Bill 2, passed in 2015, phases out districts’ stabilization grants over the next 25 years, disproportionately affecting lower-income towns. 

Daniel J. Bakie Elementary School

NH’s SAUs: Split for control, or unite to share resources?

The tension between local control and shared resources has been driving discussions about the consolidation of New Hampshire’s School Administrative Units (SAUs). This was recently featured as the focus of NHPR’s The Exchange. Right now, NH has about 165 school districts organized into about 103 School Administrative Units (SAUs), but with steadily […]

Next Generation Science Standards: Resources for Teaching Chemistry

Next Generation Science Standards: Resources for Teaching Chemistry

Here are a few great resources for teaching chemistry through Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Visit our website often for more resources like these! Five NGSS Standards About Chemical Reactions In this resource, high school educators will find desired outcomes, or what students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of  […]

Sanborn High School

What people are saying about NGSS

The first forum on updating New Hampshire’s College and Career Ready Science Standards took place on September 8 at Pinkerton Academy. Check out this video to hear accounts of hands on learning, real world application and the enthusiasm that students have for the deeper learning experiences that NGSS provides. Upcoming discussion […]

So, what is PACE? Check out our new infographic!

So, what is PACE? Check out our new infographic!

What is PACE? Here’s a great infographic that explains the first-of-its-kind performance-based assessment program here in New Hampshire:

Students use pre-Calculus to complete a performance assessment

Disaster relief mission makes math relevant for this pre-Calculus class

New Hampshire’s performance assessment model uses locally-developed assessments and requires students to show what they know by applying lessons to real world situations. This method fosters deeper learning and lasting retention of information. What does that look like? Check out this video to see a real performance assessment in action, from Edutopia: 

Switching to Chromebooks saves Claremont $19k per year

Switching to Chromebooks saves Claremont $19k per year

Claremont is the latest example of how technology can save districts some serious cash.

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.

Our digitized and innovation-driven economy renders knowledge ‘a given’. So how can we help our students succeed?

Our digitized and innovation-driven economy renders knowledge ‘a given’. So how can we help our students succeed?

In an increasingly digitized and innovation-driven economy, knowledge is ‘a given’. How can we prepare our students to succeed in this type of economy? What types of skills will they need to thrive? Here’s a mini version of the award-winning film Most Likely to Succeed, which explores the answers to those very questions:   […]