Summary: This article speaks about the writer’s experiences in New Zealand where education focuses on a student’s cultural heritage and helps them understand their heritage and make connections with their learning.
Source: Joshua Block, Edutopia, July 20, 2017
Categories: School Culture/Climate, Student Centered Learning, Core Values, Student Engagement, Student Voice
What if we in the U.S. worked to provide all of our students with knowledge to succeed and be proud in knowing who they are? School would be a different experience for these young people if they felt a connection to learning. School would be less about fulfilling external requirements and more about investing in a process that would be central to one’s current and future identity.
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