A More Human Approach to Educational Improvement

Meaningful educational improvement is driven by people: the teachers, administrators, families, students, communities, and other stakeholders who share a desire for better, more equitable outcomes.

How can we more effectively engage people – and value their lived experiences – in our decision-making processes?

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Vanessa Coleman, co-director of SRI’s Center for Education Research and Innovation, joins host Kori Hamilton Biagas on The SRI Homeroom podcast to discuss the importance of engaging hearts and minds in educational improvement efforts, and how we can bring a more holistic, human-centered perspective to design, development, and evaluation.

Discover more tools and strategies for promoting learning growth on The LEARN Network webpage.

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Vanessa Coleman is Co-Director of the Center for Education Research and Innovation at SRI. Learn more about Vanessa and her work on her SRI Education webpage.

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