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Londonderry Third Graders learning scientific measurement

What do Hong Kong’s top schools and NH’s Pace Setter Districts have in common?

PACE districts and successful schools have one thing in common: they put students at the center of their learning.

Third graders take the lead in transforming school lunches

Third graders take the lead in transforming school lunches

When students are allowed to have a real stake in their education and learning environment, great things happen. That’s what happened at Parker Varney Elementary School in Manchester, where third graders presented their class project on improving the school meal program to City officials, reported NHPR. As a result, the school’s […]

Pittsfield Middle High School’s journey to competency-based learning

Pittsfield Middle High School’s journey to competency-based learning

The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) has put up a new web page about New Hampshire’s approach to competency based learning.  It features a great video about Pittsfield Middle High School.  At one point, superintendent John Freeman describes the community-wide effort to identify the type of education they wanted […]

Student-led conferences focus on self-assessment, leadership and collaboration

Student-led conferences focus on self-assessment, leadership and collaboration

A new twist on parent-teacher conferences allows students to identify areas of strength and improvement.