Student-Centered Learning Starts Here: Grand Island Public Schools

Ignite Student-Centered Learning

“Having those conversations with their peers was so empowering for them that it just became a natural part of what they were doing.”

— Walnut Middle School teacher Elizabeth Boyle

This year, three schools in Grand Island, Nebraska are igniting student learning through a Schools for Rigor partnership with Learning Sciences International. We recently had the opportunity to hear from staff members of one of the schools.

Listen in as LSI’s Practice Leader Amy Dujon and Staff Developer Amy Spicher discuss the implementation with Walnut Middle School teacher Elizabeth Boyle, Assistant Principal Selena Wardyn, and Director of Professional Learning Shanna Gannon:


Want to find out how your school can join forces with Learning Sciences International? Contact us today.


We believe that the most important thing a teacher or leader can do is to fuel each student’s passion for learning. When this is achieved, a lifetime of accomplishment becomes possible for that learner. Through partnerships with schools and districts throughout the country, we help educators and leadership transform each classroom into a powerful learning environment that prepares students for lasting success in school, the global workplace, and beyond. Our vision for the future is big and bright, and we love helping schools get there. Learn more about Learning Sciences International.

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