Thursday, December 20, 2012

Student-Centered Learning in Action

At Massabesic Middle School, Waterboro, ME, middle school students unpack the standards and assess their own learning and learning of others. Take a moment to watch this video to see what student-centered learning looks like and how they demonstrate learner voice and choice. This is an example of what we have been describing as voice and choice and self-directing their learning.

"For so many years, students would receive grades and not know where they came from, what assignments led up to them, how they would be assessed. Now they're involved in not only creating the units and deciding how they will assess themselves, but also how they will assess each other. [Source]