Empower Student to Take Ownership of Learning

Giving power to my students? Won't that mean school days full of texting, non-educational movies and zero learning? Maybe not...

Empowering students is not the same as abdicating control of your classroom. The ASCD’s journal Educational Leadership defines student empowerment as “student ownership of learning.” That is a good way to look at it – helping students take control of their own education. But how do you do that?