Reading Roundup - Spring 2017

For teachers, administrators, and parents, here is a a list of articles, videos, blogs, and resources relevant to innovative education and/or any of the ongoing Institute projects.


Innovation in Schools

Six Steps to Innovation, by Ronald Machtley (2017).

Four Ways School Leaders Can Support Meaningful Innovation, by Justin Reich (2017).
MindShift, KQED. 

21st Century Learning Outcomes

Demonstrations of Learning for 21st-Century Schools, by Pat Bassett (2009.)
Independent School Magazine, NAIS 

Four-Dimensional Education: The Competencies Learners Need to Succeed, by Charles Fadel, Maya Bialik, and Bernie Trilling (2016). 
The Center for Curriculum Redesign. 

Growth Mindset: Clearing up Some Common Confusions, by Eduardo Briceño (2015).
MindShift, KQED 

Nonacademic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them?, by Anya Kamenetz (2015).

Support for Teachers

Find Your Marigold: The One Essential Rule for New Teachers, by Jennifer Gonzalez (2013).
Cult of Pedagogy 

Flourish By Design: To Develop Students' Well-being, Teachers Have To Think About Their Own. Here's How. by Zachary Herrmann (2017).
Usable Knowledge, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Teaching & Learning

Empathy as Empowerment: Preparing Students for Leadership Roles - By Giving Them A Chance To Think Like Leaders, by Matt Presser (2017). 
Usable Knowledge, Harvard Graduate School of Education  

Finding What's True: A Cross-Disciplinary Search for Truth - And The Critical Thinking Skills Students Need In Order To Assess It, by Zachary Herrmann (2017).
Usable Knowledge, Harvard Graduate School of Education  
Exploring the Question of Happiness, by Eric Baylin
Independent Teacher Magazine, NAIS

The Science of Learning PDF, Deans for Impact (2015)

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science, by Anya Kamenetz (2017)