Student-Centered Learning Part 2
As we prepare students to enter a world of work where the jobs they will do may not yet exist, we must intentionally provide instruction that moves students from the receiver of information to the explorer of information. We identify the characteristics, challenges and opportunities to shift our instruction to a more student-centered approach.
Consider keeping a learning journal to chart your learning and document your study.
Read this article from Room to Discover.
6 Signs of a Student-Centered Classroom (PDF) (~ 25 minute read)
After you read the article, what student-centered practices and/or signs do you see in your own practice/instruction? Give specific examples.
Watch this brief video from Edutopia.
Putting Students in Charge of Their Learning Journey
(~5 1/2 minutes)
Then reflect on a recent lesson you taught. How structured was the lesson? Is there opportunity to remove some of the structure to allow students to take charge?