Preparing all students to succeed in today’s increasingly global economy and complex world requires a shift from a teacher-centric culture to learner-centered instruction. This report examines the characteristics of learner-centered instruction and the support that educators and schools will require to make such an approach work. It argues that a learner-centered approach will not succeed without a cultural shift throughout the education system that includes maximizing the potential of digital learning to meet students’ needs.
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Voting Is Open for the “App Hackathon” Many of you provided multiple ideas for new technology/applications, if developed, that could help keep high school students in school and thriving in their learning environments. The App Hackathon organizers have gone through the ideas and narrowed them down to the top six. Please take a minute to pick your top choice and rank the rest. Developers will tally the top choices for the AT&T Mobile App Hackathon–Education event that begins this Friday, June 8.
Thanks as always for your support and participation,
Sara Hall Director of Digital Learning Day and the Alliance’s Center for Secondary School Digital Learning and Policy
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