Student-Centered Learning


Looking Forward to the 8th Annual Conference on Education

October 1st, 2015

Author: Nancy Millard

Classrooms are changing and students are learning in new and different ways. As a parent, I am energized to hear about the great things happening in our schools. I’ve seen my daughter study for her AP World History exam with on-line quiz apps on her phone and my son make movies with an iPad as a way to learn new vocabulary words. Their teachers...

RTC’s Robyn Howton Named Hope Street Group National Teacher Fellow

September 21st, 2015

Author: Matt Amis

“Brandywine School District is extremely diverse in socio-economic background, gender, ethnicity, and academic achievement,” according to Robyn Howton, an 11th grade English teacher at Mount Pleasant High School in Wilmington. “As the AVID coordinator in my building, I work with students who have historically been denied access to...

Rethinking School Discipline

August 28th, 2015


As we announced last week, we are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with some new members of the Rodel Teacher Council over the next year. One of those new members is Lisa Mims, whose blog, Diary of a Public School Teacher, is a great resource on personalized learning and Lisa’s journey to create a great experience for her students...

The Importance of Social-Emotional Learning

August 20th, 2015


by Tricia Dallas When asked about the social-emotional curriculum in my preschool classroom, I am eager to share that my entire day is focused on the development of critical skills, which I consider the foundation for learning. What’s more, I recognize that each child in my room is in a different place in his or her social-emotional...