Inspiration

When you are in the discovery phase, it can be very helpful to search for analogous research, others who have had some success with solving the challenge you’re tackling.  Check out these resources for inspiration within education!

  • Teaching Channel.  Teaching Channel is a video-enabled collaboration platform that provides teachers and instructional leaders access to an award winning library of teaching videos, tools for deep collaboration, and personalized learning experiences using video.
  • Gooru.  We built a learning navigator to provide students with immediate insight into their strengths and gaps in learning, information on what has worked for students like them, and access to crowd-sourced courses from amazing teachers around the world.
  • Medium: Stories of teachers sharing what they love that they created.

Project Based Learning

  • Buck Institute for Education (BIE)  helps teachers prepare students for successful lives by showing teachers how to use Project Based Learning in all grade levels and subject areas. BIE creates, gathers, and shares high-quality PBL instructional practices and products and provides highly effective services to teachers, schools, and districts. http://bie.org/
  • The Sanborn School District collects resources on Blended Learning and Adolescent Brain Research with curriculum and videos.
  • Design Thinking STEM curriculum is compiled on Stanford’s d.loft STEM Learning Resources website.
  • Student Centered Learning papers and resources are searchable here: Students at the Center.

Growth Mindset Resources

  • www.mindsetkit.org. Research, lessons, and and videos in and out of class for students and educators.
  • www.letitripple.org. Films and teachers resources on character strengths and growth mindset

 

San Francisco Unified School District Projects

Future Dining Experience
A place for the community to connect and engage with SFUSD’s school meal program in multiple ways as we work to implement our vision of a financially-stable food system that provides fresh, healthy meals to students as they grow. We hope you will take a few minutes to browse the site, where you will find information about our mission and vision for the SFUSD school meal experience, read about our current projects, sign up to volunteer, make a donation to help fund our vision, and more.