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Read about current challenges in education and assessment, and see how NHLI has successfully supported states, districts and schools in rethinking assessments and learning systems to help students prepare better for college, career and life.

/ October 16, 2019

Assessment for Learning Project

The Assessment for Learning Project (ALP) seeks to provide meaningful opportunities for students and teachers to “co-design” curriculum, instruction, and assessment within learning experiences.

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/ August 5, 2019

Highlights from NHLI’s Powerful Learning Conference 2019

Bringing New Hampshire Educators Together

What makes New Hampshire Learning Initiative’s Powerful Learning Conference so powerful? Three days of incredible professional development presented by some of the state’s best teachers, school leaders, thought leaders, and change agents, led by NHLI executive director Ellen Hume-Howard, who architected an amazing experience for attendees and presenters alike.

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/ May 2, 2019

Assessing Performance in a Competency-Based System

As a teacher, I relied on my supportive colleagues to be a sounding board for ideas, but as the first curriculum director for the Sanborn Regional School District in Kingston, N.H., I was on my own as I faced the challenge of aligning K-12 curriculum and instruction in four schools. When I found myself feeling […]

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