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Learner-Centered Leadership Means Teachers and Students Lead, Too

Harmony Public School leaders don’t just create opportunities for their teachers to lead. They create opportunities for their students to lead as well.

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Innovative Urban Education in Denver

If we are going to break the effects of generational poverty and bring high quality learning opportunities to every person on the planet, we have to invest in urban education innovation. Here are several Denver innovation schools we recently visited.

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7 Traits of Learner-Centered Teachers

Working with teacher and leaders in Harmony Public Schools, we identified 7 traits of learner-centered teachers. Learner-centered teaching requires acting as a guide, providing on-demand support, leveraging technology for personalized learning, committing to professional growth, embodying core values, encouraging stude...

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Putting the “Learner” in Learner-Centered STEM

Students and teachers from Harmony Public Schools describe the learner experience in a Learner-Centered STEM classroom.

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Why PD for ELL Educators Matters

Personalized, professional learning is absolutely essential for teachers who serve unique student populations like English Language Learners (ELL). ELL students face the unique learning challenge of developing skills and content mastery while simultaneously acquiring a new language--often when their native language is ...

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The nonprofit MIND Research Institute is dedicated to solving math education in America. Its uniquely visually-based ST Math instructional software program is helping children across the country dramatically improve their math proficiency and become life-long learners for today’s innovation-driven workplace.

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What States Need to Know Now About ESSA

By: The Ed Fly. With the passage of the Every Students Succeeds Act (ESSA), states face an incredibly complex transition filled with both opportunities and potential perils. But states should not overreact. Here are five things states need to know about school accountability.

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11 Key Elements of Learner-Centered STEM

The largest network of STEM schools in the country, Harmony Public Schools, is a pathway to college for youth from low income families--especially if they are interested in careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Here are eleven important elements of the Harmony school model that can inform a shift...

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