Our Book! Pathways to Personalization

Pathways to Personalization: A Framework for School Change by Shawn C. Rubin and Cathy Sanford¬† Pathways to Personalization offers an innovative five-step framework to help school leaders and teacher teams design and implement blended and personalized learning initiatives based on local needs and interests. The book draws on principles of improvement science and change management,…

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4 Successful Strategies for Family-Teacher Partnerships

4 Successful Strategies for Family-Teacher Partnerships Our New White Paper focuses on Getting on the Same Page at the Elementary Level Even though the new year falls in the middle of the school year, the time leading up to February break is often a time for reflection, prioritizing, and fresh starts. At Highlander Institute, we…

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Why We Need Students On School Improvement Teams

Why We Need Students on School Improvement Teams One of our partner schools is exploring new ways to actively involve students in their School Improvement Team (SIT). In this instance, the SIT consists of students, teachers, building leaders, a district administrator, and parents. Student reflections on an identified problem Student government presidents and vice presidents…

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