Book Club

Learner-Centered Collaborative Book Club

Evolving Education with Katie Martin

  • 3-week virtual program, Feb 28 – Mar 14
  • Live and asynchronous options
  • Reading along is encouraged, not required
  • Free

Learner-Centered Book Club

Connect, learn, and get inspired at our Learner-Centered Collaborative Book Club! Open to all educators who are curious about or actively working toward learner-centered models of education, this free 3-week program is designed for all to join—synchronously or on your own time.

What we’re reading:
Evolving Education

Each week Evolving Education author Katie Martin will dive into a key theme of her book and participants will come away with strategies and practical next steps to bring to their school and classroom communities.

Weekly themes:

Week 1: What are our aspirations for learners?
With special guest Emily Liebtag, author and Senior Partner for Systems Transformation at Education Reimagined

Week 2: How might we create the most impactful learning experiences?
With special guest Katie Novak, author, graduate instructor, education consultant, and former Assistant Superintendent in Massachusetts

Week 3: How might we create the enabling conditions to shift to a learner-centered paradigm?
With special guest Kaleb Rashad, Interim CEO of High Tech High and Co-Founder & Creative Director at the Center for Love & Justice located within the High Tech High Graduate School of Education

What to expect
each week

The 3-week book club will follow a weekly cadence as outlined below. Following along with the book is helpful, but discussion topics will be accessible and productive for those who haven’t read it yet, too.

Saturday: “Kick-off the week” email with the week’s topics, reading, and plan

Monday: 1-hour live session (recording will be shared). Hear from the author and special guests while connecting, sharing, and learning with fellow educators.

Tuesday: Recap email with live session recording link

Thursday: We’ll be sharing learner-centered Bright Spots from the week and encourage you to share yours too using #LCBrightSpots.

Plus, templates for sharing ideas with colleagues and on social media, access to a live chat community throughout the book club series, tools to support your work, and prompts and questions to explore as you advance practices.

Reserve your spot

Come as your authentic self—a visionary, a listener, a book club veteran or novice, an educator looking for input to solve a problem of practice, or just out of curiosity. No commitment, no fees—just connection, learning, inspiration, and laughter, too!

Complete the form below to reserve your spot.

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Evolving Education
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Featured book

Evolving Education

By Katie Martin

In Evolving Education, Dr. Katie Martin advocates for a much-needed shift to a learner-centered teaching model. Learner-centered education creates purposeful, personalized, authentic, and competency-based experiences that help students develop skills that empower them to learn, grow, and solve problems that matter to them and others. This book offers a deep dive into how educators can harness new technologies, learning sciences, and pedagogy that center learners and learning.

Start reading it today! Download the first chapter.