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Want to Give Students More Voice and Choice? Start with Teachers

Ed Surge – Michele Eaton

“Stop me if you’ve seen this one before: In an effort to encourage teachers to abandon traditional, lecture-style instruction in favor of next-generation learning models, we sit them down and ask them to listen for an hour or two. Or, in other words, we lecture teachers on the merits of ditching the lecture. Conversations around personalized learning are nothing new for the staff at the M.S.D. of Wayne Township in Indianapolis. Teachers in our virtual high school and blended learning programs, which I help direct, have been having them for a few years now via webinars and seminars. The discussions are always rich and engaging, but, perhaps unsurprisingly, our efforts to scale them were always coming up short.”(more)

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