Data are common currency in education, with states collecting reams of information each year about students, teachers, schools and districts. But having a lot of data doesn’t mean much if repositories aren’t being used to improve schools and classrooms for all students. MCIEA has an indication that better data can change the narrative about schools and communities.
The Center for Collaborative Education is thrilled to be releasing the first post in our brand new Student Voice Blog Series. In this feature, we hear from an 11th grade student at Somerville High School in Massachusetts. Stay tuned for more student voices!
Turning a newly cleaned 203 pumpkin into a beautiful coach that will whisk uncertain learners toward the magic of learning takes the help of many including my family, colleagues and team members.
Check out our back-to-school edition of Eight for Equity! As we celebrate the start of the 2018-2019 school year, we are featuring eight resources on racial affinity groups. Whether you’ve been part of a racial affinity group in the past or have never heard of them, be sure to check out these awesome resources to learn more!
If equity is relegated to a strand or track at every conference without also being integrally, centrally located in each track, then we are not providing the impetus to prioritize it.
While celebrating mastery learning for students, one would be remiss to ignore mastery learning for professionals. Micro-credentials are a new way for educators to develop and demonstrate their mastery in holistic, engaging ways.
Performance assessments - assessments that ask students to apply their learning in new, real world ways - are a critical measure of learning for mastery education. Within this system, performance assessments enable students to show what they know and are able to do in many different ways.