Are we designing learning experiences that are aligned with how the...

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When we think of school, many of us picture a classroom with desks, a blackboard, and a teacher at the front of the room....

Hinsdale ELO program recognized for advancing educational equity

Hinsdale's Extended Learning Opportunities (ELO) program was recognized by the American School Boards Association as one of the most innovative programs in the country...

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

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

On NAEP scores, “proficient” does not mean performing at grade level

The recently released NAEP scores, which measure student performance in terms like "basic," "proficient," and "advanced," do not indicate whether or not students are...

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

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...

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...

Tips for testifying in Legislative Committees

New Hampshire state law mandates that legislative committees hold a hearing for every bill that is introduced. These hearings give the public the opportunity...

Starting a meaningful conversation with your child’s teacher

As the school year begins, how can families become more involved in their child's school life? Family engagement is one of the best predictors...

Family & community engagement can lead to improved student & school...

According to the Learning Policy Institute (LPI), engaging families and the community in their children's education is associated with improved academic outcomes, more positive...

PACE program helps support learning & gives credibility to testing alternatives

Several districts in New Hampshire have been replacing annual standardized tests with project-based assessments that are embedded into regular classroom activities and support deeper...