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Capstones Are the Cure for Teacher Burnout

By Kristen LaVolpa | Educational Consultant
“The joy I get teaching capstone classes breathes life into my work. I can whole-heartedly say a capstone learning model is the answer to reducing teacher burnout and increasing teacher retention.”

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Capstones Are Not Harder to Grade. Here’s Why.

By Ronnie Reynolds | Senior Capstone Director, Siembra Leadership High School
When students have voice, choice, time, opportunity, and self-reflection in their learning, ‘grading’ capstones can be less work for teachers—and significantly more authentic.

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Top 7 Myths About Capstones

Have you heard that capstones are “too easy” “too hard” or “not as rigorous as a test”? There are many misunderstandings about capstone projects, so we’ve debunked the myths once and for all.

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Why Does New Mexico Need a ‘Black Education Act’?

By Dr. Vickie C. Bannerman | Deputy Secretary: Identity, Equity and Transformation, New Mexico Public Education Department
Many educators are asking, “Why focus on Black education when there are so few Black kids in my school?” Inclusive, diverse, accurate education benefits all children, here’s why.