Learner-Centered

The Cognitive Age: Building Brains that Learn Better

[…] training to exploit it?” In other words, if we don’t know what the jobs of the future will be, the role of education has to change from preparing students for a knowable future to preparing them for an unknowable future in which they will have to continually learn and adapt. The late Peter Kline […]

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Green Schools

Real World Learning About Sustainability

Rachelle Dené Poth highlights some of the hands on learning students are doing in her classroom to better understand SDGs.

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Equity & Access

Educating All Learners Alliance Launches Flagship Site, Shares Personas Educators Can Use to Understand Students’ Lived Experience During COVID-19

[…] the interactive personas and on the EALA website, which are geared toward ways to support vulnerable learners and students living with disabilities. For more, see: Equitybydesign.org educatingalllearners.org Preparing for a Healthy and Safe Return to School: Public School Facilities Planning in the Era of COVID-19 Schools Need a Success Coach for Every Learner Preparing […]

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Getting Through

Arguing for Agency: One Student-led Classroom Debate at a Time

[…] current issue in our students’ lives in order to educate and empower them. Together, we are arguing for agency, one debate at a time. For more, see: Preparing for a Healthy and Safe Return to School: Public School Facilities Planning in the Era of COVID-19 The Better Arguments Project Educating All Learners Alliance Launches […]

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Equity & Access

Four Statewide EdTech Rollouts: What Works in Public Education

[…] getting, ask questions about its use, and network together to understand the specifics of the implementation. Following their initial announcement, virtual launch events for curriculum leads and principals across the state were held. The NH DOE has also prioritized continuing to communicate news and updates surrounding this initiative throughout the months leading up to […]

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Equity & Access

Prioritize Building Relationships With Your Students: What Science Says

[…] students how to manage conflicts and self-regulate. Illustrative Examples:  How to Focus on Relationships Below we provide several illustrative examples to showcase how individual teachers, instructional specialists, principals, and schools have focused on building relationships.  How One Teacher Sets Aside Time to Build Relationships with Students In a 2018 Edutopia article entitled Simple Relationship-Building Strategies, […]

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Future of Learning

Beyond the 4Cs: Empowering Youth in the 21st-Century

By: Connie Liu. Connie discusses the 4C’s framework, the skills that are most important for student success, and are principal components of becoming a 21st-century learner.

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Future of Learning

Creativity Made Easy: How Your Students Can Practice the Skill for the 21st-Century

[…] bad about yourself and thinking you are behind compounds the problem. It cuts our self-confidence. With our new zealous attempt to cut the learning loss, are we preparing kids for a job world where employers value innovation and creativity as a number one job skill? Do kids really learn important skills when they memorize? Memorization […]

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