Action research

…get started with action research Unpacking a great action research project What does it look like in action?   Action Research Case Studies Every year, educators around Vermont undertake action

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Our Research Agenda

…is out there, and to prioritize what needs to be done. The result of this effort is a new research agenda, which can help both teachers doing action research and…

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“The Culture Code”, with Bill Rich

…exactly what everybody should be doing. Jeanie: That reminds me of another anecdote from the book. About the military and after-action reviews. This idea that after an action of some…

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#vted Reads: We Got This, with Kathleen Brinegar

…2. Listening deeply in action research I love the way that he approaches his teaching as a constant action research project. That everything that he does, he acknowledges he doesn’t…

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All about service learning

…first, I would add. But the needs of their own community and then doing research about those needs. Then coming up with an action plan of how they can improve…

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#vted Reads: Reaching and Teaching Students in Poverty

…some concrete strategies to help us, as educators, move from wishful thinking to direct action. Our students need us, and we all know they’re worth it. So let’s roll up…

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About Our Learning Lab

…Each year, a different group of educators spends the year conducting action research on personalization while hosting a rotating cast of visitors. Each member of the Learning Lab signs up…

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Student-led conferences

…    And what do educators think of student-led conferences? Katie Bryant, Lamoille Union Middle School   Bryant’s action research project on gauging family opinions of student-led conferences Lamoille’s student-led…

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#vted Reads: Personalized Learning in the Middle Grades, with Penny Bishop

…actually, and there’s a bit of toppling action going on at the moment.The one I’m reading is by Annie Proulx and it’s Barkskins. I don’t know if you’ve read it…

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What CVU students want you to know about education

…an action the school’s student-led Racial Action Committee had been working towards for two full years, and was not without controversy. The students wrote newspaper op-eds, collected signatures of support…

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Using digital tools to change student goal-setting and reflection

Measuring how students approach goal-setting in the 5th and 6th grades   Educators at Wallingford Elementary School and Shrewsbury Mountain School, in central Vermont, undertook an action research project measuring…

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Ch 7: PLPs & Proficiency-Based Assessment

…students work together to develop the curriculum for the year. Nelson conducted a yearlong action research project on his work with negotiated curriculum in helping implement proficiency-based learning alongside, rather…

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Ch 3: Laying The Groundwork for PLPs

…The good news is that PLPs can actually help create this strong learning climate. At The Ottauquechee School, in Quechee VT, educator Kim Dumont conducted a year-long action research project…

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Learning Lab Posts

Curious about how educators in the Learning Lab VT approach personalized learning? Participants in Learning Lab VT commit to reflecting on how their action research is progressing throughout the year….

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Ch 8: Student-led PLP conferences

…of each piece. One of the educators there, Katie Bryant, conducted a yearlong action research project into what effect, if any, this switch had on student engagement in PLPs. She…

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LEARN

Action Research Digital Citizenship Family & Community Involvement Family Communication Flexible Classrooms Passion Projects Identity Negotiated Curriculum Project-Based Learning (PBL) Reflection Scheduling Student-Led Conferences Service Learning Student Voice What are…

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How to make real, sustainable change in the Northeast Kingdom

action around their school and community. Here’s how it worked. Sustain your community garden Last year, one of the projects the 8th graders at Burke did for Global Goals was…

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#vted Reads: On The Come Up

…still does not explain it,” Jay says. Dr. Rhodes takes a deep breath. “It will not happen again, Mrs. Jackson, I assure you they’ll be an investigation and disciplinary action

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