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Since 2016, Somerville High School has been going through a re-visioning and redesign process that centers the school in equity and allows students to have authentic, meaningful educational experiences.
Summer may be fast approaching, but it’s not time to close the book on the 2018 - 2019 school year just yet. Students aren’t the only people who’ve learned something in the classroom. The end of the year is the perfect time to reflect on lessons educators themselves have learned over the past few months, and a time for teachers to gather and pinpoint successes and challenges to better prepare for the year ahead.
Let’s work together to create a fair system of accountability that gives community members an accurate picture of our schools.
Where standardized tests oppress, performance assessments liberate, working with the intention to close achievement gaps grounded in racism and transform classrooms into culturally-responsive spaces where all students are set up for success.
The Boston Collaboratory School is a new, fully developed school model that seeks to empower Boston students through mindfulness practices and flexible, collaborative learning. All it needs is a place to call home.
“We want to see kids value themselves. I think it's about honoring the strengths that all kids have so that we can support them in feeling good about their assets." The Essex County Learning Community brings teachers together to create better learning experiences for students with learning differences.
The spark generated by performance assessments is catching at every grade level at Lincoln Elementary. If you want to see the true power of innovative assessments, simply talk to the folks who are in the thick of it, our students and teachers.