A former director of High Tech High Media Arts examines ways that schools can develop the internal and external relationships that make learning meaningful.
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The shift to student-centered learning means meeting conflicting demands, time to grow organically, and a unique period in history, says Joey Hunziker of the Innovation Lab Network.
March 17, 2017
An experiment at High Tech High taught a student the value of figuring things out, rather than being told what to do by the teacher.
March 13, 2017
While collaboration is a worthy goal, student group work can only be effective if students can hear, consider, and care for one another, says a teacher at High Tech Elementary Chula Vista.
February 16, 2017
An EL Education school in New York City shows how structures to support teachers' learning can empower students from low-income families to produce powerful learning.
February 08, 2017
Theater provides a model for engaged, authentic learning, but few of the supports for this kind of learning are available in regular school, writes Jal Mehta.
December 16, 2016
A teacher at High Tech High North County used authentic experiences and original documents to help her students understand the reality of slavery.
November 29, 2016
The world of deeper learning should engage with the world of critical pedagogy, argues Sarah M. Fine.
October 25, 2016
True knowledge is created when facts call students' beliefs and understanding into question, says Jal Mehta.
August 23, 2016
Time off with his children showed Jal Mehta that the best education is responsive to children's needs and connected to the world around them.