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Student Centered Learning

Holistic, Student-Centered School in Bali Inspires U.S. Teacher Once Again

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 06.16.2015 | Education
M. Shannon Hernandez

I had pretty much given up on the idea of ever entering a school classroom again as a K-12 teacher. Maybe it was the accusation of professional misconduct for giving a group of students a hug that left me soured?

The Global Search for Education: The Middle East

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.05.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"The need for 21st century human capital is creating new pressure on the existing education systems to be effective and fully capable of catering to ...

Studies Highlight Importance of Successful Student-Centered Learning Implementation

Nicholas Donohue | Posted 05.03.2014 | Education
Nicholas Donohue

For years at Nellie Mae Education Foundation, we've known how important and impactful student-centered learning is because we've seen it in action in ...

The Global Search For Education: Got Tech? United States

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

In the future, will students still attend "schools" or will they be called "blended learning schools" that combine brick-and-mortar buildings with online learning?

The Importance of Student-Centered Learning (VIDEO)

Nicholas Donohue | Posted 11.05.2013 | Impact
Nicholas Donohue

With school back in session across the country, focus is renewed on initiatives like student-centered learning and closing the achievement gap. How are the two related, and how can changes to both improve education for learners everywhere?

Educational Accountability Doesn't Have Time Limits

Julie Woestehoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Julie Woestehoff

I have a big gripe with the misuse and overuse of time in "education accountability." I don't like: timed tests, the artificial "year" and the practice of flunking and labeling students.