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1 W HAT IS S TUDENT -C ENTERED L EARNING ? Emily Richmond Education Writers Association

2 W HILE THE DEFINITION IS EVOLVING, STUDENT - CENTERED LEARNING HAS FOUR BASIC TENETS 1. Instruction is personalized; 2. Students advance as they demonstrate competency; 3. There is flexibility in where and when students learn; 4. Student input is a factor in the instructional design. Sources: Nellie Mae Education Foundation; Students At the Center; The Glossary of Education Reform

3 “A LL SQUARES ARE RECTANGLES. N OT ALL RECTANGLES ARE SQUARES.” Student-centered learning and personalized learning are not synonymous It’s possible for personalized learning to NOT be student-centered. However, student-centered learning is always personalized

4 I S THIS STUDENT - CENTERED LEARNING ? High school students have the opportunity to access online, competency-based instruction and earn credits toward graduation. YES! The principal decides that all students in Classroom A will use an online program to learn Spanish. Students in Classroom B will take online geometry. NO! The software program is available only in the on-campus computer lab, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. NO!

5 F OR MORE ON STUDENT - CENTERED LEARNING  Education Writers Association Topics page  The Glossary of Education Reform  Nellie Mae Education Foundation  Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) Students At the Center


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