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Sanborn Regional School District praised as ‘leader in education’ by Governor Hassan and Nellie...

Sanborn Regional School District was recently awarded $100,000 by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation for its commendable work in competency-based education and personalized learning,...

Student-centered assessments put learners’ strengths first

In the Maine classrooms of RSU 2, the school districts serving several communities near Augusta, instructional coach Courtney Belolan helps teachers use a different...

Not your average summer school: Pittsfield Middle High School offers engaging, exciting summer learning...

Summer school usually gives students a feeling of angst. But Pittsfield Middle High School, in its commitment to anytime, anywhere learning, has transformed the idea...

Facebook CEO’s focusing philanthropic efforts on unlocking human potential through personalized learning

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, and his wife Priscilla are focusing their philanthropic efforts on personalized learning and supporting schools and teachers that incorporate innovative learning approaches, helping students unlock their full potential.

Personalized learning works! New research shows that student-centered approaches lead to higher math and...

Results from a study performed by the RAND Corporation find that personalized learning practices like project-based learning have positive and lasting effects on students' reading and math performance.

Great new toolkit to help teachers personalize learning for each student

New Hampshire schools are moving beyond one-size-fits-all toward competency based education and student centered learning.  Many teachers are ready to move from teaching at...

Londonderry: One district's efforts to reach all its students

It's easy to underestimate what goes on in our schools every day.  You can see some of what the Londonderry School District is doing...

Huffington Post features "Smart Parents" blog to help parents advocate for student centered learning...

The Huffington Post, in partnership with the Nellie Mae Foundation, is launching a new blog called "Smart Parents," featuring articles and stories about innovative...

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...