Strategies from K-12 schools, districts, and programs that are dramatically improving the learning process.
We share evidence- and practitioner-based learning strategies that empower you to improve K-12 education.
At one New Tech Network high school, strategies backed by research make project-based learning effective and engaging for teachers and students.
Educators from Manor New Technology High School in Manor, Texas, part of the New Tech Network of schools, have provided these resources and tools for project-based learning.
Discover a project-based learning model that motivates students to pursue knowledge and drives academic achievement.
Since 2002, Ariel has consistently outperformed their district, Chicago Public Schools, on the percent of students meeting or exceeding state standards in math, reading, and science.
A financial-literacy curriculum provides real-world context for learning and helps students directly connect school with their future goals.
Students who learn financial literacy skills gain a wealth of knowledge that will yield returns well into their future.
Educators from Ariel Community Academy, in Chicago, have provided lesson plans and web resources to help you get started.
Training, consistency, and trust are keys to successfully implementing a meditation program in school.
Encouraging students to reach out to one another to solve problems not only builds collaboration skills but leads to deeper learning and understanding.
Rigorous expectations yield impressive results at New York's School of the Future, where regular assessments help keep students on track, and teachers strive to tap into students' true interests to bring out their best work.
Through constant investment in the assessment process, both students and teachers strive for true learning at School of the Future, a 6-12 school in Manhattan.
As a growing body of research points to positive outcomes from meditation in schools, programs are spreading across the country.
Professional development at KIPP King includes setting up "fishbowl" classroom configurations, assigning student roles, and other techniques for facilitating successful Socratic discussions.