At Bank Street College of Education, supervised fieldwork helps teacher-candidates make meaning from their classroom experiences, writes Dean Cecilia Traugh.
The International Baccalaureate serves as a model for a "subsystem" that would encourage schools to adopt project-based learning and certify that students have attained deeper-learning competencies, Jal Mehta argues.
A report by Magdalene Lampert for Jobs for the Future provides a vivid picture of how teachers in a student-centered classroom support deeper learning.
Research on how educational practices produce good outcomes—like how LEGO pieces can fit together—can improve teaching and learning.
Providing access to deeper learning to English-language learners requires changing the mindset that suggests that English-language learners are not capable of challenging content.
Iowa BIG, a competency-based program option for high school students in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, exemplifies qualities of transformational leadership for student-centered learning.
Even primary-grade students can take ownership of their learning by leading conferences with parents, educators at an EL Education school in Decatur, Ga., found.
Student-led conferences at a New York City school put power in students' hands and help them develop a growth mindset.
Engaging students in discussions of their work with parents and teachers helps students take ownership of the culture of a school in Detroit.
What unites states is the need and desire to engage with local stakeholders to build a new definition of school quality for the ESSA era.