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Upcoming Events

AASA’s National Conference on Education

February 16–18, 2023 | San Antonio, TX

Join Beth Hamilton, who is leading a round table about Contributive Learning with Goldendale School District Superintendent, Ellen Perconti. If you plan on joining or want to connect with us in person at the event, let us know!

Title of Round Table: Transforming leaders and learners through contribution
February 16, from 2:15-3:15

NAESP Pre-K–8 Principals Conference

July 10-12, 2023 | National Harbor, Maryland

Keynote Speaker: Joanne McEachen
Joanne will be speaking about Contributive Learning as a featured keynote speaker. You can register here and join us!

Books about Contributive Learning

The Depthvale Detectives and the Great Education Crisis: A Guide to Contributive Learning in Schools

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“The Depthvale Detectives uses the power of storytelling to connect readers to the change that is essential in education. Every educator will be able to read this, see themselves and their school, and begin to think about how they can truly contribute to their own school community.”

Patrick Fisher
Principal, Meramec Elementary, United States

Measuring Human Return: Understanding and Assessing What Really Matters for Deep Learning

Available at or at all major book retailers

Human return is the human capacity to contribute to people’s lives and to the world. It’s incredibly important in the lives of every one of us, because when we contribute—when we add to the world—that gives us meaning, fulfillment, and well-being. Check out the audio companion guide or read the book to learn more.

More Books by Joanne McEachen

Deep Learning
Engage the World Change the World

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Dive into Deep Learning
Tools for Engagement

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Making the Important Measurable,
Not the Measurable Important

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Contributive Learning develops self-understanding, connection, knowledge, and competency.

When these come together, we add to the world. And that leads to meaning, fulfillment, and well-being.

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Don’t bring down—lift people up.
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