Four Meaningful Ways Students Can Contribute | MindShift

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“Bestselling author and educational expert Alan November’s new book Who Owns the Learning?: Preparing Students for Success in the Digital Age compiles lessons learned over 30 years of educational experience. Beginning with his first teaching job, November began to realize that the most powerful education happens when students take ownership of their learning and when they feel that what they produce contributes meaningfully to a community.”

Ness Crouch‘s insight:

I certainly agree. Giving students choice and control of their learning empowers them, encourages risk taking in learning and also inspires confidence. In my experience when children are guided through a learning process first they develop skills and confidence to independently learn. 

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