At Transcend, we believe knowledge that is accessible, actionable, rigorous, and grounded in equity can accelerate school transformation.
That is why we continually synthesize insights from research and practice, share inspiring examples from school communities, and curate great resources created by others. You can access below some of our newest and most notable resources.
New and Notable
Transform Learning with Community-Based design
These resources help schools, school systems, and communities understand the power and possibility of community-based design as a pathway to transforming student experiences. See models and hear from educators employing community-based design strategies to drive innovation.
Leaps for Equitable, 21st-Century Learning
Transcend’s Leaps describe the key ways we believe the student experience must change so that schools can prepare all young people to thrive in and transform the world.
Resources from Work in the Field
Overview materials, examples, and implementation tools related to three types of blended learning: station rotation, individual rotation, and flex.
High-Dosage Tutoring Primer
A summary of research and practical information on high-dosage tutoring, including models, resources, and implementation guidance.
Mental Health Toolkit
Transcend’s Mental Health Toolkit contains three resources to help school designers understand and support learners’ mental health and wellbeing.
Case Studies and Redesign Insights
Conversations with Kids
Tools to support educational redesign grounded in the voices of those for whom school matters most — students—as well as insights from communities listening to young people.
Full STEAM Ahead
The story of the Brooklyn STEAM Center’s community-based journey to build a comprehensive career and technical education model.
A Journey into Educational Innovation
Edgecombe County Public Schools partnered with Transcend to design an innovation school to prepare students for success in a rapidly changing world.
Partners in Innovation
Valor Collegiate Academies partnered with Transcend to engage in community-based R&D focused on how best to fuel comprehensive human development.
Lessons from Communities Creating Their Own Schools
Learning environments operating outside traditional systems to create flexible, meaningful, customized, and experiential learning for young people.
Out of the Box Report
Out of the Box is a white paper by New Classrooms and Transcend on how innovative learning models can transform K-12 education.