Student roles in cultivating school culture

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Michael Niehoff, an educator who has taught student leadership for the past 20 years, shares his experience in having students take active roles in...

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....

Manchester schools highlight innovations in learning to national commission of state...

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The National Conference of State Legislatures' Student-Centered Learning Commission visited several Manchester schools to observe innovations in learning first hand, like competency-based education, online...

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,...

ELOs help to personalize learning and provide more opportunities in small...

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Extended Learning Opportunities allow students to earn class credit and meet learning competencies through personalized experiences that often take place outside of the classroom. As...

Rigor is important, but courses should be informed by aspirations, says...

Brennan Barnard, Director of College Counseling and Outreach at the Derryfield School, offered college-bound students advice on course selection and how it impacts their...

Parental engagement & personalized learning can help bridge achievement gap between...

According to an analysis by the New Hampshire Department of Education, school districts that spend the most money per pupil typically get the best...

New York’s performance-based assessments result in substantial student growth & improved...

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A Consortium of public schools in New York has been a model of school improvement and student achievement through performance-based assessments and student-centered learning....

Navigating Our Way: Respecting and Supporting All Pathways to Success

As Seymour and Sylvie grow up, they learn about and opt for two different pathways through learning and life. Neither path is better –...

The Bell Curve is Nonsense

The “Bell Curve” has dominated how we think about learning and assessment and significantly limits the potential of our children. We know all kids...