JFF interviewed Dr. Alfred W. Tatum, University of Illinois at Chicago associate professor, at the 2012 Students at the Center Symposium in Boston, MA, about the importance of student-centered learning and where it’s heading. The symposium gathered 150 leading practitioners, researchers, policymakers, and funders to discuss the latest research on student-centered approaches to learning. Tatum wrote Literacy Practices for African-American Male Adolescents.
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