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June 2, 2021

How Project-Based Learning closes the achievement gap among minority students

Dr. Caesar Mickens, Centric Learning’s Director of Professional Learning and Innovation, shared his thoughts on how project-based learning can eliminate the achievement gap between minority students, students of color, economically disadvantaged and white students. “This gap has existed for decades, but only recently it has been given more attention because of the learning laws due to the pandemic”, says Dr Mickens, saying that a study that the American Institute for […]
May 19, 2021

Glen Taylor talks about engaging students with PBL

Glen Taylor, Co-CEO of Centric Learning, spoke recently about engagint opportunity students. “I think one of the key factors in working with opportunity youth is creating a very student-centered, authentic caring, environment”. He mentions that Centric Learning has taken the time to think through and identify what are the key barriers that students might face from from a variety of different factors. “Sometimes they’re multiple years behind educationally, so we […]
April 12, 2021

Missed our Educational Jeopardy Live? Watch it now

Our Educational Jeopardy happened live on April 8th, but if you missed it, here is your chance to watch it now. Our team at Centric for a fun hour of exploring project-based learning, how to turn learning loss into learning gains with students, and how to engage students in personalized, authentic learning experiences.    Transformation in education is at hand, and what’s working in the classroom is a key topic […]
April 5, 2021

Live event: Educational Jeopardy with Centric Learning on April 8th

Are we saying that education is in jeopardy? Not at all.  But we are saying that transformation is at hand, and what’s working in the classroom is a key topic for educators.  Project based learning is clearly working for us at Centric Learning.  Along with competency based assessments, and so much more.   Join us and the team at Centric for a fun hour of exploring project-based learning, how to turn […]
March 31, 2021

Ron Stefanski talks about competency-based assessments

Ronald Stefanski, Centric Learning’s Executive Director of Partnerships, participated on EdTech Industry roundtable, where he had the opportunity to talk about the advancements in assessments, where we help students to accelerate their learning. When talking about quantity data and quality data, Ron says: “I think that, in a lot of the formative assessments we do with students, we haven’t really thought about what we want [from them]. So what we […]
March 29, 2021

Ron Stefanski talks about the challenges of standardizing assessments

Ronald Stefanski, Centric Learning’s Executive Director of Partnerships, participated on EdTech Industry roundtable, where he had the opportunity to talk about the best ways of standardizing assessments. The roundtable was focused on the future of assessment and, when asked “how do you find a standard metric across [all school districts in the United States? Or can you?”, Ron Stefanski answers: “When you look at assessment, I think there’s a movement […]
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