Pittsfield featured in Atlantic article, "What Happens When Students Control Their Own Education?"

Here's a good introduction to a topic we will be talking about a lot - how schools in New Hampshire and other states are...

Rochester teachers Melissa Cunliffe and Sara Cantrell talk about competency based learning and New...

As one of New Hampshire's four PACE school districts, Rochester is ground zero for working out the future New Hampshire public education, giving children...

Newfound Regional High School, “working to provide a personalized, competency-based education for every...

In 2005, New Hampshire became the first state to begin the move toward competency based education instead merely counting the number of courses in...

‘Thank God for New Hampshire’ – EdWeek about the PACE locally managed assessment...

Here is New Hampshire, it's easy to lose perspective on how important the PACE pilot program is.  Years in preparation, it is the nation's first step...

Competency Based Education: Transforming learning from a time-based to a learning-based model

At its core, competency based education (CBE) is a model that transforms learning from a structured, one-size-fits-all teaching model to a personalized, flexible learning...

PACE: proving individualized assessments are just as good as standardized tests at comparing district...

States like New Hampshire that are incorporating competency-based education into their classrooms may wonder: how do we move from the traditional standardized test to...

Pittsfield Middle High School "keeping students at the center" of learning

When Pittsfield Middle High School, a combination middle-high school just north of Concord, decided to pursue a student-centered learning model in 2008, they discovered...

Student-centered learning in action: Pittsfield Middle High School empowers students

Pittsfield Middle High School has shifted to a student-centered learning model, where students are taught rigorous mastery of academic subjects, but on their own terms...

"Blended learning" fuses technology and traditional classroom instruction to put students at the center...

When used correctly, technology can compliment classroom instruction in a way that helps students take control of their learning under the guidance of their teacher....

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...