Leadership

7 Traits of Learner-Centered Teachers

Working with teacher and leaders in Harmony Public Schools, we identified 7 traits of learner-centered teachers. Learner-centered teaching requires acting as a guide, providing on-demand support, leveraging technology for personalized learning, committing to professional growth, embodying core values, encouraging student autonomy, and creating authentic learning experiences.

Competency-Based Education

What is Mastery Learning?

By Scott Ellis. Today, through technology, tools, and expertise, we have the ability to scale mastery learning at a national level. The question is: will we choose to do it?

EdTech

10 Tools to Create Online Student Portfolios

One of the most promising learning opportunities brought by this transformation is the possibility of creating online student portfolios. The best portfolios are those which are compiled by students themselves. Here are 10 best picks for fostering this creative exercise in the classroom.

Difference Making

11 Rights All Students (Should) Have

There are about 55 million K-12 students in this country, and about 20 million in degree-granting colleges. If students are treated as allies rather than subjects, imagine what could be achieved.