YOUTH & EDUCATION


THE BETTER MATH TEACHING NETWORK
A learning community of algebra teachers, instructional coaches, and district leaders work together to make math education more student-centered. (3 minutes, 2016)


STUDENT PERSPECTIVES ON COMPETENCY EDUCATION
Spaulding High School students share their experiences with competency education, a system that enables students to progress only when they have demonstrated mastery of material. (2 min., 2016)


UNLEASHING STUDENT AND TEACHER POTENTIAL
New Hampshire leads the way with a 17-district pilot of Performance Assessments of Competency Education, using real-world tasks instead of standardized tests. 
(3 & 13 minutes, 2016)

more


BASICS & BEYOND
Reaching Higher New Hampshire encourages the business community to stand behind the states move towards public education that is more personalized, student-centered, and focused on 21st century skills. (30 sec., 2016)
 


RADCLIFFE STORIES

Microbe engineering, historical research collaboration, a DNA symposium, a reproductive health archive, an interactive art exhibit: just some of the amazing stories unfolding at The Radcliffe Institute. (8 minutes, 2016)


DESIGNING AND IMPLEMENTING A STUDENT-CENTERED ELO PROGRAM
Highlander Charter School shares tips on how to run a successful Expanded Learning Opportunities program that enables students to pursue their passions outside the classroom. (10 minutes, 2015)


INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING
High School English teacher Jenny Wellington and her students lead viewers through a unit in their English 12 Composition class using an inquiry-based learning approach. (14 minutes, 2015)


RADCLIFFE RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP
Harvard University's Radcliffe Fellows and their undergraduate research partners reflect on their productive collaborations. (4 minutes, 2016)
 


INCORPORATING 21ST CENTURY SKILLS
This Students at the Center Hub video explores how teachers incorporate 21st century skills into core subject classes. What does it look like in action? How does it prepare students for college and career, and enrich their core subject learning? (20 minutes, 2015)

 


THE RADCLIFFE FELLOWSHIP
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study fellows reflect on how their Radcliffe year gave them time to finish big projects, brought them into inspiring dialogue with other disciplines, and pushed their intellectual boundaries. (5 x 2-4 minutes, 2013-16)

more


EXTENDED LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
Students at Pittsfield Middle High School engage in a variety of Extended Learning Opportunities that enable them to find and explore their own passions outside of the classroom.  (15 minutes, 2014)


THE ART AND DESIGN OF SUSTAINABILITY
MassArt is in the running for the Second Nature Climate Leadership competition.  It's clear that sustainability is in the DNA of MassArt. The entire MassArt community strives to make the word a more sustainable place through art and design. (5 minutes, 2014)


INVESTING IN IDEAS
An introduction to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University, which supports the creation of bold ideas across disciplines, and the dissemination of ideas to the public. (7 minutes, 2013)
 


IN CHARGE: STUDENT-LED CONFERENCES
At Student-Led Conferences, students prepare a portfolio of work and lead a presentation with their parents, advisor, and an invited guest. Attendance at the conferences is much higher than at previous parent-teacher conferences. (13 minutes, 2013)


THE RADCLIFFE INSTITUTE
Five videos introducing programs at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, including Schlesinger Library's Betty Friedan Collection, a Creative Breakthroughs workshop, and the Legacy of Radcliffe College. (5 x 2-7 minutes, 2013)

more


THE FACES OF MASSART
Five affiliates of Massachusetts College of Art and Design – an undergraduate student, a graduate student, a professor, a studio manager, and an alumnus – share their thoughts about how MassArt inspires creativity.  (5 x 2 minute videos, 2012)

more


THE PRINCIPAL'S TOOLKIT
This video describes the importance of relationships in early childhood education – part of the Principals Toolkit to help school leaders design, implement, and supervise high-quality early childhood education. (Interactive DVD & print toolkit, 2009)


ARTWARD BOUND
Massachusetts College of Art and Design's Artward Bound program offers Boston students in grades 8-12 a chance to dive into art while receiving academic support throughout their high school careers. 
(3 minutes, 2012)

 


BUILDING A FUTURE
The Massachusetts Legislature's Special Commission on Afterschool and Out of School Time reports that 80% of the state’s children cannot access quality programs to help them realize their full potential. (3 minutes, 2008)


OUR PLACE
The Salvation Army Day Care Center for Homeless Children helps families break the cycle of homelessness by providing healthy, educational programs for children while their parents seek housing, work, training, or counseling. (2 minutes, 2006)


A CERTAIN KIND OF POTENTIAL
Early College High Schools, a major initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, help underserved students make a smooth transition through high school and into college. (10 minutes, 2002)


LOUD AND CLEAR
Miuret and Gloria face the challenges and joys of growing up in the city of Boston. Two United Way programs – Roca Inc. and MetroLacrosse – help these girls gain confidence and find their path to success. (7 minutes, 2005)