For teachers who have been in the field for some time, it is intimidating to think about transitioning from teacher centered to student centered learning. It is hard to stretch so far outside of ones comfort zone, but from teachers… Read moreTeaching an Old Dog New Tricks…or At Least Reminding Her
If you’ve read our post on the noise level of a student-centered classroom, then you are very aware that the volume can be a bit high. There’s NOTHING wrong with that as long as it is because the students are… Read moreListening to Music in the Classroom
When I was first introduced to student-centered learning, it was very much “trial by fire”. We were told to do it, but we weren’t told HOW to do it (sound familiar?) Over the years, I began truly seeing the value… Read moreHow to get a Big “YES!” for Student-Centered Learning
As teachers, we are always looking for new things for our classroom. Whether our district will pay for it or it comes out of our own pockets, we are constantly searching for the next greatest thing to help our students… Read moreTeacher Organizational Tools to Make Your Life Easier!
As we know, the students in our classrooms now are part of what has been termed “Generation Z“. This is the generation that was too young to remember 9-11 (and in many cases, weren’t even born yet) and never lived… Read moreVideos for Teaching and Generation Z in the Classroom
Here at Student-Centered World, we are HUGE promoters in flexible seating. The whole idea behind flexible seating is that a student will put forth their best work if they are in a position that they are the most productive. For… Read moreMovement in the Classroom
The student-centered approach to teaching is the change in the classroom that education has been searching for. The student centered approach puts the responsibility of learning on the student (and the responsibility of the unique distribution of that content on… Read moreThe Student-Centered Approach WORKS
Professional Development. This is a concept that all educators are very aware of. Most states require a certain number of professional development hours to be completed each year. Though these can be completed in a variety of ways, there is… Read moreThe Best Social Media for Teachers
We know that currently, it’s Generation Z in the classroom. What does that mean? The Generation Z years range from those born in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s. Who knows who will be after Gen Z, but for now… Read moreTeaching Generation Z: A Student Revelation
With the ever-increasing embrace of student-centered techniques in the classroom, it is no wonder that educators begin to find grooves that not only work for them but also some great student centered activity ideas. Though we at Student-Centered World can… Read moreWhat’s Your Favorite Student Centered Activity?