Sites We Like (Education-based)

Here are some education sites that we check out on a regular basis and that we are honored to share.

“Progressive” Education

Intrepid Ed News– The publication lives at the intersection of journalism and professional development, with a diversity of opinion and practice at the heart of both.

Big-Change.org Thinkers and doers who want to reimagine education.

HundrED HundrED.org is a not-for-profit organization that discovers inspiring innovations in K12 education. HundrED’s goal is to help improve education and inspire a grassroots movement through encouraging pedagogically sound, ambitious innovations to spread across the world.

Portrait of a Graduate Each school community needs to decide how it will prepare educational experience for young learners to be effective lifelong learners and contributors. This site provides a forum to consider what each community can do to prepare its graduates.

Project Zero & Cultures of Thinking

Project Zero So many topics and resources on matters of learning.

Ron RitchhartA collection of articles, resources, presentations, tips, and videos from Ron Ritchhart and Cultures of Thinking.

Project/Problem-Based Learning

The Performance Assessment Resource Bank -T he Performance Assessment Project supports educators with integrating performance assessments into their systems of assessment, developing their capacity to use performance assessment effectively, and designing policies to support these efforts.

 Websites that Support Project-Based Learning (PBL)  Compiled by Jay McTighe 

Websites to Support Performance Task Design Compiled by Jay McTighe

The Innovator’s Teaching ToolboxA.J. Juliani’s wonderful site with so many ideas to bring innovative ideas and PBL into the classroom.

My PBL Works Ideas for projects and tips on implementation from the Buck Institute for Education.

CraftED Curriculum – CraftED is a hub to help the educational community bring PBL to classrooms. 

Thinking (of different types)

Stanford d.school K-12 Lab Design Thinking: The d.school K-12 Lab builds on methods from across the field of design to create learning experiences that help people unlock their creative potential and apply it to the world.

Waters Center – Systems Thinking: The Waters Center’s work is recognized worldwide for making systems thinking accessible and practical. It develops systems thinkers who will shape our current and future world by understanding the complexities of the systems we live and work in, and identifying leverage actions to achieve desired results.