“learning that is supported by teaching”

At the recent ACEL conference in Melbourne I heard a group of young leaders from a school in Greenford High School in West London speak about their contributions to school improvement which included students being trained to give constructive feedback to volunteer secondary teachers on lessons they teach. They attend key faculty meetings as well as the school council. It brought to mind the question and power of student voice.

Perhaps the quote that resonating most to me was: ” learning that is supported by teaching.”  It twists the traditional view of teach and they learn – to one where our youth learn best when supported by teaching that, from my interpretation, meets student needs and most likely features some gradual release of responsibility.  

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