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Carl Hooker

Carl Hooker: Taking Risks for Student-Driven Learning


Topics: student-centered learning

Some know him as the author of six ISTE books. Others may have attended one of his conference presentations or perhaps know him as a blogger, education consultant or the host of ISTE’s Learning Unleashed…


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3 Ways to Accelerate Student-Driven Learning


Topics: Personalized Learning, student-centered learning

Ask Michele Eaton how to accelerate student-driven learning and she will likely mention blended learning, student autonomy and engagement.

Eaton, the director of Warren Online Academy in Indianapolis,…


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Library Centers Allow Students To Be Masters of Their Own Learning


Topics: Libraries, student-centered learning

During my first stint as an elementary school librarian in the mid-1990s, I stumbled upon the magic of learning centers. Centers, which allow students to choose from a variety of activities, empower students to…


A high schools student tends a hydroponic growing system

Food computer is catalyst for growth at innovation lab


Topics: student-centered learning

At Andover High School in Andover, Massachusetts, students’ work on a computer-controlled hydroponic growing system earned a gold medal at an international tech competition in China.

It was a high honor…