by Kyle Wilson, Fuse Fellow, 4th Grade Teacher So, exactly what is it that you’re doing?” As Fuse Fellows, this is something we’re asked all the time, whether we’re talking.. read more
The Highlander Institute is a non-profit community of educators and professionals
working to improve the educational experience of all learners.
Our models for School Reform have helped partner schools and school districts increase their NECAP scores by an average of 11 points over two years and transform their practices.
Research & Development
We conduct on-going Research and Development to explore which tools and methods work well in the classroom, and use our insights to innovate exciting, new solutions.
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The Highlander Institute actively organizes educational events and conferences to help build community and provide professional development resources to educators.
Stay up to date with the Meet Education Project!
The Meet Education Project is a podcast series, hosted by Nick DiNardo, focused on having deep conversations with the thought leaders, action takers, and “do’ers” in the education industry. Each week, he connects with inspiring people who hold many different roles in education, such as teachers, education entrepreneurs, school leaders & administrators (public, private, and new school models), consultants, professors, higher education professionals, and students.
Episode 092: Jim Afremow, Sports Psychologist and Author of The Champion’s Mind
This new episode is the first of 4 to 5 episodes in a series about Adversity. For this first episode, I interview Dr. Jim Afremow. A sports psychologist and author of “The Champion’s Mind: How Great Athletes Train, Think, and Thrive,” he has worked with professional and amateur athletes. We discuss what differentiates high performing athletes from the average, and the key mental skills we must develop to become successful… read more