Teacher Interviews

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 […]

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 […]

Londonderry South School students working together

Rochester teachers Melissa Cunliffe and Sara Cantrell talk about competency based learning and New Hampshire’s new assessment strategy

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 the opportunity to learn in their own way.  But Rochester’s educators and their leadership are not being shown a new way to teach; they are building new […]

Sanborn Regional teachers talk about the new Smarter Balanced test

Sanborn Regional teachers talk about the new Smarter Balanced test

New Hampshire students have taken the annual NECAP test since 2005 but will begin taking Smarter Balanced, the new Common Core test, in 2015. Sanborn Regional School district teacher have sampled the new test and talk here about what they found.