Shift Happens: Tips for shifting to a student-centered classroom

So, you want to shift your classroom to be more student-centered. Research shows that inquiry learning, a more student-centered approach to instruction, has many positive benefits across subject areas. While the payoffs may be plentiful, this change doesn’t happen overnight; students and teachers have to adapt to a new way of existing in the classroom. …

Take 10: Growth Mindset

Welcome to Take 10 – a launch for powerful professional learning in just ten minutes designed to meet the needs of professional learning communities remotely. Our purpose is to provide you with some ideas that you can explore further on your own or in a professional learning community. In this Take 10, we explore our …

How Turning Down the Lights Opens Doors

If you are not sensitive to sound or light, then you could visit the Connecticut Science Center on a Sensory Friendly Day and not notice any change. For those of us who feel easily distracted or put on edge by what we interpret as chaotic noise, the difference is obvious and wonderful. Calm. That’s what …