My interest in the idea of sharing pedagogical purposes comes directly with the contact I have had with the Project for Enhancing Effective Learning at Monash University in Australia. Now each of these teachers were very active in establishing learning agendas with their classes. The impact they were having was inspiring. Each classroom tool can have a purpose beyond delivering content, and this needs to be shared.
I suppose the purpose of this website is collate, crystalise and open dialogues about how to increase this within classrooms. As the quote from Carl Bereiter illustrates this classroom methodology can empower our students.
Sunday, 19 June 2011
Why are students at High Tech High So Responsible?
Many interacting reasons combine to influence the students. Many of these are cultural and have been designed and are regularly maintained in the school. An example of this is the aspirational student work, which is displayed every where, as th efabric of the school.