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Who Am I? A Reflection on Remote Learning From a High School Student

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Who Am I? A Reflection on Remote Learning From a High School Student

A reflection on remote learning and its impact on student self-image.

The Future of Education Requires Students and Teachers to Lead the Way

High School Redesign

The Future of Education Requires Students and Teachers to Lead the Way

Nationwide, schools weren’t prepared to withstand the shock that COVID-19 pandemic sent through the system. Now, as we plan for a return to the physical classroom, school leaders and educators have an opportunity to push for educational equity.

How Youth Climate Activist Jerome Foster II Became the Voice for One Million Young People

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How Youth Climate Activist Jerome Foster II Became the Voice for One Million Young People

XQ schools empower students not only to dream of the future, but gives them the tools to make those dreams a reality. Learn more about how Jerome Foster II became the voice for one million young people.

How This STEM Teacher Keeps Her Students Engaged with Project and Place-Based Learning

High School Redesign

How This STEM Teacher Keeps Her Students Engaged with Project and Place-Based Learning

Remote school has challenged how we create meaningful learning experiences for our students. XQ schools are using place-based and project-based learning to increase student engagement in meaningful ways.

The Importance of Arts Education and Why the Arts Matter in the Age of COVID-19

High School & Society

The Importance of Arts Education and Why the Arts Matter in the Age of COVID-19

In remote learning, arts education has never been more fragile. Here's how these educators are sparking creativity in their students and learn how you can too.

The power of this project-based learning and place-based learning school

High School Redesign

The power of this project-based learning and place-based learning school

At Círculos, project-based, place-based learning isn’t just a catchphrase. It’s reshaped the way students experience school.

Smiling attractive asian woman talking to male colleague at work sharing office desk with desktops, friendly multiracial coworkers interns having pleasant fun conversation at workplace together

Beyond High School Graduation

How to Find the Right Career Path in High School

Finding a career is an intimidating task, especially for high school students. Here's a great place to start when creating your path.

Building Equitable Practices in Schools in the Midst of COVID-19

High School Redesign

Building Equitable Practices in Schools in the Midst of COVID-19

Equity in a school building doesn’t just happen, it is purposefully cultivated. Here's how educators across the country are doing just that.

Father helping daughter studying using laptop at home

High School Redesign

10 Tips from Parents to Support Your Teen’s Remote Learning

Remote learning is challenging for many students. Here are tips from parents across the country on how to best support students.

These High School Students Had Paid Internships This Summer. Here’s How.

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These High School Students Had Paid Internships This Summer. Here’s How.

Did you know that you can get a paid internship in high school? These two students engaged in real-world projects with industry partners. Learn how.

The Relationship Between Parental and Family Involvement and Student Success

High School & Society

The Relationship Between Parental and Family Involvement and Student Success

Research shows when families take a role in a students education, it sets them up for success. Learn how you can play your part.

Building Caring, Trusting Relationships in a Remote Learning World (Pt. II)

High School Redesign

Building Caring, Trusting Relationships in a Remote Learning World (Pt. II)

Building relationships with students is critical—especially during remote learning. Here’s how schools across the country are doing just that.

Building Caring, Trusting Relationships in a Remote Learning World (Pt. 1)

High School Redesign

Building Caring, Trusting Relationships in a Remote Learning World (Pt. 1)

Building relationships with students through screens is as challenging as it sounds. Here's what we've learned so far from our schools across the country.

Expert Advice on Student Trauma To Help You Help Students

High School Redesign

Expert Advice on Student Trauma To Help You Help Students

COVID-19 has added stress for everyone, but affects students with trauma even more. Learn how you can support your students during these unprecedented times.

Why Is Media Literacy Important, Especially in the Wake of COVID-19?

High School & Society

Why Is Media Literacy Important, Especially in the Wake of COVID-19?

n an uncertain world with social feeds increasingly filled with fake news, we must ensure students are equipped with news and media literacy skills. Here's how we do it.

Teaching for Remote Learning: Lessons We’ve Learned So Far

High School Redesign

Teaching for Remote Learning: Lessons We’ve Learned So Far

Transitioning to remote learning taught us a lot about rethinking high school. Here are a few things we’ve learned from schools across the country.

Here’s what these D.C. teachers are bringing back from a school visit to L.A.

High School Redesign

Here’s what these D.C. teachers are bringing back from a school visit to L.A.

When teachers can talk about the challenges they face as well as the innovations they’ve developed, real learning happens. Here's what two schools on opposite sides of America have learned from each other.

3 Common Elements of Meaningful Learning Environments

High School Redesign

3 Common Elements of Meaningful Learning Environments

Creating a meaningful learning environment for students can make a huge difference in student success. Here's how you can get started.

Computer Science Through a Lens of Equity & Social Justice

High School Redesign

Computer Science Through a Lens of Equity & Social Justice

Here's how one school in Washington D.C. is breaking down barriers for all students to learn computer science.

7 teacher tips for supporting students who’ve experienced trauma

High School & Society

7 teacher tips for supporting students who’ve experienced trauma

Students who’ve survived early childhood adversity or trauma – such as violence, abuse, or a death in the family – can have unique needs in the classroom. Here are some tips to meet those students where they're at.

How to get the most out of student internships

Beyond High School Graduation

How to get the most out of student internships

Internships are a great way to give students real-world experience and prepare them for life after high school. Here's what two schools are doing differently to help students get the most out the experience.

Four Practical Steps to Deepen School & Community Connections

High School & Society

Four Practical Steps to Deepen School & Community Connections

The answer to rethinking high school might be within your community. Here are how four schools connect students with their communities.

How a Bronx alternative school became a ‘place of solace for all’

High School Redesign

How a Bronx alternative school became a ‘place of solace for all’

These D.C. educators visited a school in the Bronx that serves under served kids, but uses blended, personalized learning to help their students reach their goals. Here's what they learned from the trip.

Changing the world, one computer at a time

High School Redesign

Changing the world, one computer at a time

At D.C. high school, computer science is more than coding. It’s about logic, language, creativity, entrepreneurship, and equity. Find out what that means and how you can teach computer science differently.

Treating students like humans

High School & Society

Treating students like humans

The Aspen Institute report shows the crucial importance of social-emotional learning. Here's why it's critical to empower students in high school.

From the classroom to the ‘real world’

Beyond High School Graduation

From the classroom to the ‘real world’

Washington Leadership Academy and Summit Public Schools share how student internships can build interpersonal skills and career exposure. See how.

Give Me Five Newsletter: Put Your Party Pants On

High School Redesign

Give Me Five Newsletter: Put Your Party Pants On

High school beyond walls, equity in admissions, and a new “American Dream.” 5 reads to jump start your week of teaching.

XQ Super Schools Are STEAMing Ahead to the Future of Work

High School Redesign

XQ Super Schools Are STEAMing Ahead to the Future of Work

These schools are leading the way in STEAM. See examples on how they are encouraging young people to explore and identify their interests and passions for STEAM.

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