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Twinfield’s YATST Students Take Charge for Change

Students in grades 8-12 gathered in the Twinspace Cafeteria bright and early last Thursday, January 14th, to participate in student-led activities focused on Relevance, Rigor, Responsibility, and Relationship. The four R’s guide the work being done by the Youth and Adults Transforming Schools Together (YATST). A survey written, administered, and analyzed by the team culminated...

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Youth-Adult Partnership Rubric

WHY Does Youth-Adult Partnership Matter? Student-centered learning requires a fundamental shift in the student-teacher relationship to one of partnership. Similarly, the success of school redesign efforts rests on mobilizing young people — primary stakeholders in education — as partners in the change process. When youth work closely with adults toward shared goals, they gain skills...

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YATST 4 R’s Rubric

The mission of YATST is to “increase student engagement in learning and voice in decision-making by creating a partnership among students, faculty and the community to increase rigor, relevance, relationships and shared responsibility.” The YATST “Best Practices and Self-Assessment Tool” was designed to provide both an overview of the YATST vision and a roadmap for...

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Winter 2016 Newsletter

    We just finalized our UP for Learning winter newsletter! Our longest newsletter yet!  It has been quite a year.   To view and download the Winter 2016 Newsletter, click here!                

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What Sort of School do You Dream Of?

Time for you to dream… What sort of school do you dream of? Join youth, educators, and community members from around the state in participating in an Instagram campaign to create a vision for an ideal school and shape our future together!  The more participants the better, creating a learning “buzzzz” around the state. There...

English for Banking and Finance
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English for Banking and Finance

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English for Lawyers
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English for Lawyers

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Lingvo Diving
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Lingvo Diving

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English for University: How to read and listen well
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English for University: How to read and listen well

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