A common misconception about #studentcenteredlearning is about the teacher’s role in the student-centered classroom. Many people think of student-centered teaching as the easy way out for a teacher as they print off some worksheets and camp out for the class… Read moreStudent-Centered Teaching: What is the Teacher’s Role?
In its simplest forms, one of the scariest things about a student-centered environment is that it is a noisy classroom…and that’s okay! There is such an expectation that students sit quietly and do work from “bell to bell”. Though I… Read moreThe Noisy Classroom: A Perfect Student-Centered Environment (and that’s okay!)
Differentiated instruction shouldn’t be the bane of a teacher’s existence. Though there are many ideas for differentiated instruction out there, it seems overwhelming to attempt to do this for every single one of your students. It is not as difficult… Read moreAn EASY Path to Classroom Differentiation for EVERY Student
A question that gets asked a lot is, “What are the differences between project-based, inquiry-based, and student-led learning?” With so much educational terminology that gets thrown around anymore, it isn’t a surprise that teachers are confused with what is what….and… Read moreInquiry-Based, Project-Based, and Student-Led Learning: Are they different?
It’s a buzz word in education, but many people wonder by definition, what are flipped classrooms? There is a distinct stereotype about what school is supposed to look like and it generally includes direct instruction from a teacher. If not… Read moreThe Flipped Classroom: A How-to Guide
There is no denying that high stakes testing is a large part of the education spectrum these days. With so many educators jobs riding on the scores of these tests, it seems natural to want to focus in on content… Read moreWhat About High Stakes Testing?
Many people ask the question, “what are brain breaks in the classroom?” Brain breaks in school give students (and teachers!) the opportunity to freshen their brain to prepare to excel more effectively. Research on brain breaks in the classroom shows… Read moreHow to Add Student-Centered Brain Breaks
The advantages of learner-centered teaching far surpass any concerns one should have about implementing this model of teaching. The characteristics of the learner-centered approach are distinct, yet easily manageable if applied properly. If you’re trying to find student-centered learning examples,… Read moreGiving Your Students an Edge with Student-Centered Learning
You have probably heard rumors about student centred learning theory and how great it is in the classroom for our current student body. But why is student centered learning effective? There is so much interesting information surrounding student centred learning… Read moreWhy Student-Centered Learning?