School libraries are centered around students and learningA recent article in the Atlantic inspired this blog post What Happens When Students Control Their Own Education.
Student Centered LearningSometimes ideas and practices come full circle. Call me crazy but I have supported this notion all along working as a teacher librarian. While I listen to others at educational meetings, I frequently want to shout out, what about personal responsibility and independent learning?!
A slik-12 conversation about the TLC grant process reminds me how our unique positions can support student centered learning regardless if we are considered top and/or leadership positions in the eyes of our peers.
Connecting Academic Learning to Real World Experiences
It's about engagement....what's your motivation?
Kristen Swanson provides insight about this concept and touches on the importance of dispositions with the blog post Only 1:3 Students Are Hopeful, Engaged, and Well -It's NOT Enough