“Child-centered classrooms encouraged peer interaction and gave children choices about a diverse set of activities and materials thatwere meaningful to students. In contrast, teacher-directed classrooms focused on basic skills that were not embedded in meaningful activities and were controlled by the teachers” ( Paris & Paris, 2001, p. 94).How can teachers create a child-centered classroom that promotes and necessitates Self-Regulated Learning? What are the competencies needed for teachers…See More
"From my understanding, the Balanced School year has only 30 days in summer off - while the traditional year has 60. I don't teach in an balanced year school so I must admit, I know only what I hear. Professionally, I think it makes sense…"