Emotional intelligence among top skills employers are seeking

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Companies are frequently citing emotional intelligence as one of the top characteristics they are looking for in prospective employees. In fact, a 2011 survey...

Embracing learning that allows students to craft individual pathways to success

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In a letter to the Union Leader, Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut highlighted the programs that allow students to pursue their own passions and pathways,...

RHNH Exec. Dir., Evelyn Aissa, speaks on skills that matter at...

Reaching Higher NH’s Executive Director, Evelyn Aissa, spoke at the seventh Annual Tom Tom Founders Festival last Thursday. The Festival, attended by over 25,000...

Work Study Practices help prepare students for the future

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Non-academic skills, like critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication are being cited by employers as some of the most important skills that students need to...

Deeper Learning: What We Know So Far

What is deeper learning? How can it help students become engaged in their own learning and development? Getting Smart featured an overview, including research...

Active self-reflection promotes meaningful learning

What is active self-reflection? Self-reflection is the process of examining, linking, and developing meaning from our experiences to gain understanding of ourselves and the world around...

Commitment to 21st century skills at Sanborn Regional School District makes...

EdSurge has published a piece called How State Reform in New Hampshire Led to Teacher Autonomy that features the work being done in the Sanborn Regional...

Commitment to 21st century skills at Sanborn Regional School District makes...

New Hampshire has recommended that schools make 21st century skills like communication, collaboration, creativity and self-direction part of the regular curriculum. Educators call them "work study practices" and many schools have woven them into their curricula. EdSurge looks closely at how the Sanborn Regional School District has done it.

Don’t underestimate students’ ability to reflect on their own work

The benefits of reflection and goal-setting that student-led conferences provide valuable skills that go beyond the classroom.

Reflection and accountability at center of student-led conferences in Pittsfield

Pittsfield Middle High School uses student-led conferences to engage parents in students' self-reflection and goal setting.