More NH graduates meet ACT College and Career Readiness Benchmarks

The results are in, and more New Hampshire students are meeting the ACT's College and Career Ready Benchmarks than in the past five years.  According...

Blended Learning 101: How to implement blended learning models in your classroom

The Relay Graduate School of Education is offering a free online module on how teachers can implement blended learning concepts into their everyday teaching,...

How states can help districts implement student-centered learning models in their schools

Legislators and school board members can help districts that want to follow in the footsteps of New Hampshire's innovative schools, like Pittsfield Middle High School--which incorporates a student centered learning model--achieve their personalized learning goals.

Leading with a question: Inquiry-based learning at Pittsfield Middle High School

In this Pittsfield Middle High School English class, students ask: why am I here? Teacher Jenny Wellington guides students through the unit, challenging students...

Extended Learning Opportunities put students' passions and interests at the center of their learning...

Pittsfield Middle High School has been a statewide and national model for anytime, anywhere learning with Extended Learning Opportunities (ELOs).  Whether its early childhood...

Pittsfield Superintendent: District turned schools around with competency-based education

In response to a previous student's letter to the editor of the Concord Monitor, Pittsfield Superintendent John J. Freeman brought attention to the district's...

Rochester begins its second year with performance based assessments

Rochester is one of four New Hampshire school districts beginning the second year of the pilot PACE program, which replaces some standardized testing with locally-based...

New science standards encourage learning through inquiry and experiment

Next Generation Science Standards are replacing traditional science standards in many California school districts, which incorporate engineering and technology into the classroom.

Why asking students for the "right" answer could be limiting learning in your classroom

When a teacher asks the class a question, framing and context matters: in some classrooms, asking for the right answer could be emphasizing performance over...

What is Student Centered Learning?

As New Hampshire transitions to a student-centered learning model, parents are wondering: what exactly is student-centered learning? We break it down here: Student-centered learning is...