How do we empower students to advocate for themselves and to understand their learning needs?
How can we push ourselves, and our students, to use technology as they take ownership in their learning?
social interaction
This article from the Stanford Social Innovation Review discusses the importance of "social capital" in schools. The author demonstrates how research supports a move away from the current model of rewarding individual teacher expertise, bringing in outsiders, and using the principal to monitor instructional practice. The research, she points out, supports increasing social capital in schools in order to increase student achievement.