A Connecticut superintendent put teachers and students at the forefront of all decisions and transformed a district.
Memorandums of understanding help district leaders and union members achieve flexibility around time and money issues.
“No agenda” doesn’t mean “no purpose”—these meetings foster innovation and open discussion among district leaders.
Visit a school district that has modernized by focusing on four key areas.
A multipronged approach to improving services for students with special needs.
Peek inside a high school where teachers act as facilitators and students are directors of their own learning.
Imagine a safe space where students with autism can go to calm their bodies and then get back to the business of learning.
An inquiry-based curriculum requires both planning and flexibility, as well as a teacher knowing the students well enough to anticipate their interests and limits.
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.
Use these guiding principles to pull together projects with the time and resources you have.
Wildwood IB World Magnet School uses the inquiry-based model to put students in charge of their learning, with lessons that stem from student questions and harness the power of curiosity.
Guided by research, educators at Cochrane Collegiate have homed in on ten top teaching methods, and teachers receive weekly PD to help them implement the practices.
Through Responsive Classroom practices such as Social Thinking, Symonds Elementary teaches its students daily that who they learn with is as important as what they learn.