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Why asking students for the "right" answer could be limiting learning in your classroom

When a teacher asks the class a question, framing and context matters: in some classrooms, asking for the right answer could be emphasizing performance over...

Student-centered learning in action: Pittsfield Middle High School empowers students

Pittsfield Middle High School has shifted to a student-centered learning model, where students are taught rigorous mastery of academic subjects, but on their own terms...

"Blended learning" fuses technology and traditional classroom instruction to put students at the center...

When used correctly, technology can compliment classroom instruction in a way that helps students take control of their learning under the guidance of their teacher....

Pittsfield Middle High School "keeping students at the center" of learning

When Pittsfield Middle High School, a combination middle-high school just north of Concord, decided to pursue a student-centered learning model in 2008, they discovered...

Competency Based Education: Transforming learning from a time-based to a learning-based model

At its core, competency based education (CBE) is a model that transforms learning from a structured, one-size-fits-all teaching model to a personalized, flexible learning...