Students from low-income households and students of color are often less prepared to succeed in today's competitive marketplace for careers than their white, affluent counterparts. YouthForce NOLA is working to change that.
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December 14, 2018
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When these three ingredients are present in a truly student-centered lesson, students are most likely to learn both academic content and productive habits of mind.
November 15, 2018
Students often find group work frustrating, divisive and unsuccessful. Experiential learning principles frame group activities to be engaging, meaningful, and effective.
November 02, 2018
All parents want whatever their children need in order to fulfill their highest potential. Next gen learning is a means to this end, one everyone can get behind.
October 26, 2018
Insights and resources from the Next Generation Learning Challenges team's journey to grow its equity practice.
October 17, 2018
Mathematics as a discipline was developed to solve real problems. It should be the problems that drive what our students learn, not vice versa.
October 16, 2018
Thrive Public Schools uses 4 strategies to prepare students for a constantly changing, colorful, and complex world, and the specific needs of the San Diego workforce of the future.
October 10, 2018
State assessment data can be used to limit student opportunities or expand them. Promoting continuous improvement can make the difference.
October 03, 2018
Many high schools are moving toward more personalized learning. What do students think about the elements of transforming their experience?
September 12, 2018
For students, there exists a 'relevance gap' between the learning in school and the learning in life--caused in a large part by creating conditions that feel very much like a competition between and among students. Yet having a stark 'winners and losers' mindset won't lead them toward future success.