Resources

This is a central, searchable resource database that will be added to on an ongoing basis. It includes videos, tools, websites, external research papers, blog posts, and more, which have been gathered by the papers' authors and the larger student-centered learning community to enhance the usefulness of this knowledge base. To submit a resource or subscribe to our newsletter, click here.

A resource bundle to help teachers answer questions like: What is the importance of grit and other key character traits that support learning? How might schools develop and assess them?More
This resource bundle on student and youth voice from What Kids Can Do.More
Sarah-Jayne Blakemore delivers a lively TED talk and recorded interview. She introduces the ways the adolescent brain is different from the adult brain and provides a glimpse at how one leading neuroscientist in the field approaches her work.More
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This six-part series chronicles how scientists are exploring the recesses of the brain and finding some new explanations for why adolescents behave the way they do.More
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Neuroscience & the Classroom: Making Connections is an online course on the implications of neuroscience research on education.More
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This video showcases Pittsfield Middle High School's work with Student-Led Conferences, in which high school students prepare a portfolio of work and lead a presentation with their parents, advisor, and invited guest.More
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The Students at the Center project, in conjunction with Dr. Heidi Andrade, Ed.D. and the students and teachers from IS 223 (Brooklyn, NY), produced this suite of videos to for those wishing to implement more student-centered approaches in the classroom, school, district, or beyond and to help translate research from "Assessing Learning" and its companion Anytime, Anywhere chapter into practice.More
We know that each student is unique, but what about each student's brain? This Students at the Center infographic draws on the research from Mind, Brain, and Education to depict the brain science behind student-centered approaches to learning.More
If you're a teenage speaker brought in to address a crowd of teachers on the subject of how you and your peers learn best . . . what are you going to say? In this funny and fast-paced "NED talk" produced by What Kids Can Do (WKCD), Ned knocks out eight powerful conditions of learning that mirror research in Mind, Brain, and Education.More
"For so many years, students would receive grades and not know where they came from, what assignments led up to them, how they would be assessed..."More
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