Can Character Be Taught?

Three educationalists discuss the theory and practice of character education and debate whether failure is an essential stop on a child's road to success. Co-Presented with NBC News's "Education Nation." (Video from the Aspen Institute)

TED Talk: The key to success? Grit.

After Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school, she quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success.

Academic Strategies Pyramid

This document outlines what we believe are central components of a strong academics strategy.

Math Instructional Vision

This document represents our current ideal instructional design for a K-8 math classroom, aligned with the Common Core State Standards.