Author: Tara Laughlin

With over 15 years of experience in education across the public and private sectors, Tara helps youth and adults develop the skills needed for the future of work by leading the design and facilitation of personalized, competency-based learning experiences. She spent four years as PAIRIN's Director of Curriculum & Training, and now works as an Education Designer of Micro-Credentials for the Education Design Lab.
PAIRIN Signs On to Ten Principles
This is Part 1 in our three-part blog series illustrating PAIRIN’s alignment with the Ten Principles for Building a High-Quality System of Assessments. Check out Part 2 ...
Building Stress Tolerance
We see it all the time.  A person rushing around, from activity to activity, to the store and back, jumping from meeting to meeting.  We hear it all the time. ...
Developing Soft Skills: The Key to Success
Soft Skills Over the last several decades, extensive research has shown the value of soft skills development, at all levels ranging from early childhood to late ...
A Summer of Concerts
This was a fun summer of concerts for the Laughlin family! Mostly at Red Rocks. Here is the full list: John Mayer (Pepsi Center) Nathaniel Rateliff (Red Rocks) ...
San Diego for Summer 2017
This past summer, my husband and I took a kid-free vacation to San Diego.  Neither of us had been before, and we were pumped to visit the beaches, the different ...