Whatever community you are in, you are bound to find something parallel and worth digging into. Learner-centered is a mindset, not a model. There is no designation—public, private, charter, or independent—a learning environment can bear that necessarily means they are operating with this mindset. If their work fits the distinction of what it means to operate within the learner-centered paradigm, we pin them to our map and explore opportunities to write profiles, conduct interviews, amplify the voices
As the Norris School District entered the 2015-2016 school year, the board of education made a bold move to achieve its mission of "changing lives through the power of learning" by embracing a learner-centered educational delivery system and building a culture of innovation with leadership at all levels. Link To Article Source: WISchool News, March 2019
Susan Freeman, PhD visited Norris Academy as part of Education Reimagined's Immersive Learning Exchange (ILX). The purpose of our visits is to develop a set of tools and protocols for visiting teams to support schools/environments who are committed to furthering learner-centered education. Link to the article.
Is next gen learning a political act? Here's what I say: No. It's not. It shouldn't be. It can't be. But I can't believe how much I struggled to feel clear about this. What are the essential elements of next gen learning, after all? ~ Andy Calkins Director NGLC in Gloucester, MA Source: nextgenlearning.org and Education Week Read More!