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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.

JFF interviewed Nicholas C. Donohue, President & CEO of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, which funded the Students at the Center project. The interview was conducted at the 2012 Students at the Center Symposium in Boston, MA, which gathered 150 leading practitioners, researchers, policymakers, and funders to discuss the latest research on student-centered approaches to learning and where those approaches are heading.More
JFF interviewed Dr. Rochelle Gutiérrez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign professor, at the 2012 Students at the Center Symposium in Boston, MA, about the importance of student-centered learning and where it's heading. The symposium gathered 150 leading practitioners, researchers, policymakers, and funders to discuss the latest research on student-centered approaches to learning. Gutiérrez wrote Latino/a and Black Students and Mathematics with Sonya Irving.More
JFF interviewed Dr. Alfred W. Tatum, University of Illinois at Chicago associate professor, at the 2012 Students at the Center Symposium in Boston, MA, about the importance of student-centered learning and where it's heading. The symposium gathered 150 leading practitioners, researchers, policymakers, and funders to discuss the latest research on student-centered approaches to learning. Tatum wrote Literacy Practices for African-American Male Adolescents.More
JFF interviewed Dr. Beth M. Miller, Director of Research & Evaluation for the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, which funded the Students at the Center project. The interview was conducted at the 2012 Students at the Center Symposium in Boston, MA, which gathered 150 leading practitioners, researchers, policymakers, and funders to discuss the latest research on student-centered approaches to learning and where those approaches are heading.More
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JFF interviewed Dr. David Rose, co-founder of CAST ( Center for Applied Special Technology),  at the 2012 Students at the Center Symposium in Boston, MA, about the importance of student-centered learning and where it's heading...More
JFF interviewed Dr. Amanda Datnow, UC San Diego professor, at the 2012 Students at the Center Symposium in Boston, MA, about the importance of student-centered learning and where it's heading. The symposium gathered 150 leading practitioners, researchers, policymakers, and funders to discuss the latest research on student-centered approaches to learning. Datnow wrote Changing School District Practices with Ben Levin and Nathalie Carrier.More
This ebook is a collection of the nine paper summaries. Please view this ebook using you iPad, iPhone, or Nook, or you can view the eBook version on your computer through the free program Adobe Digital Editions. Kindle version available here.More
This ebook is a collection of the nine paper summaries. Please view this ebook using your Kindle, or using the Kindle app on you iPad or iPhone. If you do not have a Kindle/Kindle app, click here.More
A compiled printable document of the nine executive summaries of the Students at the Center research papers.More
At a time when every student must acquire the skills, knowledge and expertise needed for 21st-century college and career success, the moment is right for a fresh and cross-disciplinary look at the possibilities offered by student-centered approaches to learning. As an educational reform, student-centered learning has much in common with other efforts to close achievement gaps and provide equitable access to a high-quality education, especially for underserved youth. Furthermore, student-centered approaches draw upon an evidence base amassed from a long tradition of innovative approaches to teaching and learning.More

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