Teachers and administrators who recognize the needs of today's society and students, and their impact on teaching and learning, can use this book to create student-centered classrooms that make technology a vital part of their lessons. Filled with practical examples and step-by-step guidelines, Students Taking Charge will help educators design innovative learning environments that engage students in learning, build greater responsibility in the classroom, and raise academic rigor. When students take ownership of learning, they achieve at high levels. Teachers can empower students through problem-based learning and differentiation, where students pose questions and actively seek answers. Computer technology is then used seamlessly throughout the day for information, communication, collaboration, and product generation.Sixth-grade students were working on a problem-based task in which they had to use persuasive writing. Their teacher provided them with a wholeclass lesson in which she had them try to convince her not to give a significant homeworkanbsp;...
|Title||:||Students Taking Charge|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-07-23|