By J. Pile and L. Gilchrist. Julia and Laura talk about the importance of stakeholders in education and how the term must be humanized.
How do we prepare teachers so that they can, in turn, best prepare the students for the future of work? Rachelle Dene Poth shares thoughts on how educators can prepare themselves for the future through continuous learning.
Working with teacher and leaders in Harmony Public Schools, we identified 7 traits of learner-centered teachers. Learner-centered teaching requires acting as a guide, providing on-demand support, leveraging technology for personalized learning, committing to professional growth, embodying core values, encouraging student autonomy, and creating authentic learning experiences.
Middle school students need project-based learning environments to compete with the multitude of issues they face in their changing lives. There is nothing quite like the air of excitement when students are learning with their full attention and when they have a purpose for learning.
By: Janice Walton and Mary Ryerse. Across the country, there is a growing movement to transition away from seat-time and move towards a flexible structure that allows students to progress in their learning after they have demonstrated mastery. Learn more here.
By: Becs Boyd. Successfully bringing learning out of the classroom requires good relationships between educators, administrators, students and the community. These tips can help in getting started with Place-Based Education.