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Building a “culture of thinking” to help students become lifelong learners

Educators can help students build a "culture of thinking" that challenges them to deepen their understanding of the world around them and become lifelong,...
childhood adversity

Creating a positive classroom environment for students living with adversity

Nearly one in two children have experienced serious adversity such as abuse, neglect, the loss of a parent, or mental illness. Here are five...

With this innovative strategy, math students focus on learning rather than their grade

Sixth-grade teacher Leah Alcala doesn't use the traditional grading strategy in her math class. Instead of giving grades immediately, she highlights students' mistakes, walks through...

Should student voice inform professional development?

Can educators design more meaningful professional development if they allow student voice to drive the conversation? According to professional development facilitator Michelle Blanchet, the...

Think learning standards can only be reached in the classroom? Think again.

The Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center in Laconia will be hosting two area elementary school classes this spring. Their education programs are aligned with...

Educational Opportunity Fund created to help close ed achievement gaps in Portsmouth

The Portsmouth School District launched a new Educational Opportunity Fund to help close the educational opportunity gaps for low income students, reported Manchester Ink...

Enrollments continue to decline across Capital area – but not everywhere

According to the Concord Monitor, fluctuations in school enrollment--often even as little as 1% annually--are creating logistical challenges, from classroom space to staffing needs: Continuing...

On teaching civics: “I want to make them thinkers, to be able to argue...

The Union Leader featured a piece on the rise of civics in our schools. Here's an excerpt: Martha Madsen, president of the New Hampshire Institute...

Are NH students ready for life after high school?

How can we know what is working for students in our public schools? Each student is different, with unique strengths and areas of need....

When the focus is on the student, not the class

At Pittsfield Middle High School, student-centered learning has transformed the entire school culture--from grading, to the classroom schedule, to how teachers interact with students....

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