Occasional Papers

“At the intersection of research, policy and practice”


Vermont Learning for the Future is hosting a series of “occasional papers” by Vermont researchers and practitioners to inform current educational policy and practice. These papers are intended to inspire through narratives of practice, inform through research, and provide practical suggestions and policy to facilitate the transformation of schools on their journeys to becoming environments infused with Equity, Sustainability, and Joy. Please read, share widely, and consider writing something yourself!

Occasional Paper 1: Project-based learning as an entry point to authentic personalized learning

“Just as we now acknowledge that students require “flexible pathways” to success, educators and schools also require flexible pathways to success in fulfilling the expectations of Act 77…” Read more!

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Peer coaching, mentoring, and active research and writing supports are available through the VTLFF peer review board. Stipends are available for research and writing that leads to publication. Contact Kathleen Kesson for more information.