So, you’ve heard about student agency or student-driven learning, and possibly the same thing under some other awesome buzzword :-). The idea of learners taking charge of, and feeling responsible for their learning is yet to challenge any teacher I’ve spoken to. But there are issues. The problem lies in three common questions: Are all children…
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HOW Once a teacher decides that they would like to shift their teaching pedagogy from teacher-centered to student-centered, they should ask themselves some basic questions.
- Are all children capable of driving their own learning?
- What’s the role of the teacher?
- How do I start?
This article focuses on the idea that educators must give the learner the tools in order to be successful in a student-centered classroom.