All Students Deserve a Quality Education

Our partnership with the New Hampshire Learning Initiative is instrumental to our path towards active, engaged, and innovative student-centered learning. We are grateful to work with people who understand the unique strengths and challenges of our K-8 school and assist us in creating a plan that works for our school district.

- Sondra Brake, Principal, Plainfield Elementary School

I have walked the assessment journey for many years having worn many hats. The work that we have done with NHLI on PACE tasks has been some of the most professionally rewarding work I've done thus far. The opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from other districts to co-construct meaningful and authentic performance assessments makes us ALL better. And it's the right thing to do for students.

- Mr. Chris Demers, Assessment Coordinator, Concord School District

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/ July 1, 2021

Formative Assessment: A Linchpin to Learning

In a competency-based system, “meaningful assessment” is highlighted as the second tenet (Levine and Patrick, 2019). What does “meaningful assessment” mean in a competency-based classroom? What is the role of the teacher and the student in this classroom? 

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/ February 25, 2021

Portrait of a Learner: The District Catalyst for Deeper Relationships and Partnerships

NHLI Is Re-Imagining Portrait of Graduate: Many districts have created their community Portrait of a Graduate. At NHLI we have broadened this process to deepen district, school, family and community partnerships.

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/ February 19, 2021

Student and Teacher Agency in Action: the Self-Direction Toolkit Development Process

Researchers tell us and employers confirm that individuals who demonstrate the 21st-century skills of self-direction, communication, creativity and collaboration excel in post-secondary and career experiences.

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