Why Middle Schoolers Thrive in a Self-Paced Classroom

By Demi Lager and Emily Culp
June 23, 2020

In this article, a veteran teacher discusses how they are increasing student engagement during remote learning by letting students take more responsibility for their own learning. The author suggests letting students conduct projects on topics of their own choosing to motivate and engage them in deeper level learning. Through examples, the author dispels the myth that middle school students are not ready for a high level of self-directed learning and suggests ways to scaffold students. This article will inspire any teacher to put students in the driver seat during remote learning.

Source Organization: EdSurge

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