Blog

June 22, 2020

To Create a Better Education System, Teachers Must Become Learners

By Kayla Morse Higgs This article is featured on Education Post. As we all anxiously await a return to normal, the worst thing that could happen for schools is just that—return to normal. If we do not emerge from the situation COVID-19 has placed us in with lessons learned in how to think, teach and learn differently, we

READ MORE
May 21, 2020

6 Strategies for Success in the Virtual Classroom

By Karen Levin and Marinell Rousmaniere This article is featured on Education Post. Like an uninvited guest, the COVID-19 pandemic swept into town, upending the school year and our very way of life. As we reinforce the need for social distancing and hand washing, school closures are affecting around 55 million public school

READ MORE
May 6, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

In this moment, it is critically important to recommit ourselves to the education of the young people in our city who will be the educators, scientists, health care professionals, and civic leaders of the future. Working alongside our school, district, and community partners in the coming  weeks, we will continue to offer our

READ MORE
February 25, 2020

Live from the Café Podcast: The Missing ‘M’ in STEM Education

By Marinell Rousmaniere   During the Social Impact Connect conference at Venture Café, I had the opportunity to moderate the conversation around the Missing ‘M’ in STEM Education. The discussion goes to the core of mathematics education and proficiency that drives achievement in Science, Technology, and Engineering

READ MORE
February 12, 2020

Strengthening Biotechnology Programs through Collaboration – East Boston High School’s Biotechnology work with Essex North Shore

By Eliza Cassella and Amanda Dillingham  Over the past ten years there has been a significant shift in the landscape of education. Diverting from content heavy direct instruction to enhancing student agency through experiences and hands on learning--East Boston High School has been a pioneer in this transition. East Boston

READ MORE