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Explore the latest strategies, research, guides, and more to create student-centered classrooms.


October 4, 2023

Case Study: Groton Central Schools

Discover how Groton Central Schools transformed academic outcomes with BetterLesson through strategic planning and personalized support to its early career teachers in this compelling case study....
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September 22, 2023

The Proven Benefits of a Student-Centered Classroom

Many schools are shifting their instructional strategy to student-centered approaches, and for good reason. In this paper, learn the research behind student-centered classrooms and its proven benefits. ...
Leah V. Herzog, M.Ed. June 12, 2023

Using KWL (Know-Wonder-Learned) Strategies to Support Student-Centered Text Study in Jewish Day Schools

One of the most prevalent challenges for Jewish Studies teachers is teaching texts. Using the KWL strategy as an instructional framework, together with elements of Tiered Vocabulary, have proven effective....
Blog Post
Meirav Kravetz June 12, 2023

The Power of Personalized Learning Using Student-Centered Strategies in Jewish Day Schools

Personalized Learning and one-on-one Coaching can be hugely influential in the success of Jewish Day Schools....
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Morgan Atkins April 25, 2023

When Less is More: How Personalized Learning Can Transform Jewish Day Schools

Ensure quality teaching and learning with personalized learning that is grounded in the five pillars of student-centered teaching. ...
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Matt Homrich-Knieling February 22, 2023

Education Leader Resource: Bringing SEL Practices into Every Area of Instruction

Learn about how SEL can be embedded into everyday instruction to support your students’ mental and emotional health....
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Matt Homrich-Knieling January 18, 2023

3 Ways to Support Teachers with Differentiation for Diverse Learners

Learn more about how school leaders can support teachers’ differentiated instruction....
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BetterLesson January 10, 2023

Why Invest in Professional Learning in 2023?

As district leaders plan budgets for the 2023-24 school year, BetterLesson’s CEO sits down for a Q&A to share why now is the time to invest in professional learning opportunities. ...
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Teacher reading to young students.
BetterLesson December 2, 2022

Special Education Day: 5 Classroom Strategies for Leaders and Teachers

Special Education Day recognizes the United States’ first special education law. Here are 5 useful classroom strategies for special education leaders and teachers to use for student growth. ...
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