The National Institute for Student-Centered Education (NISCE) aims to catalyze support for a vision of education where students—not politics, not tests, not expediency—are at the center of learning, and where all students have the opportunities and resources they need to succeed.
Educators often need to work with challenging students that disrupt classrooms, and leave those around them frustrated and angry. This often results in schools employing unilateral, reactive, punitive, adversarial interventions — detentions, suspensions and corporal punishment — when dealing with behaviorally challenging … Continue reading →
Overview Many traditional models of education — where students passively learn to recite facts with little or no context — are no longer sufficient for today’s 21st century learner. Research has shown that project-based learning (PBL) encourages independent work, critical thinking, lends … Continue reading →
Overview Having a window into the disruptions that will reshape learning over the next decade allows us to respond creatively rather than fear how we can prepare learners for an uncertain future. Especially, when education is potentially facing a decade … Continue reading →
Overview Educators everywhere frequently struggle with students who clearly have the capability of learning, but fail to do so because of disorganization, poor time management, and missing the main ideas of the curriculum. Students who struggle with executive functioning deficits … Continue reading →
NISCE publishes a series of white papers on the challenges and benefits of student-centered education. Download free pdfs of our latest white papers here. Interested in working with us on a white paper? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks.