Making the Shift: Moving from a Teacher Centered Classroom to a Student Centered Classroom

"Student-centered classrooms focus on the students’ desire and ability to acquire knowledge and on learning outcomes. The environment is more fluid and flexible with students actively engaged. Guided by the teacher, students answer their own questions.

Excellent collection of methods to put the student at the center of the learning environment

Student Centered Instructional Methods

Team work and individual assignments highlight a student-centered environment with the expertise and competency of the teacher as input.

Classroom Set Up - Encouraging Collaboration and Self-Directed Learning. This post if full of pictures and ideas. I love how there are so many different places for students to work, and everything is so inviting!

New Classroom Set Up: Encouraging Self-Directed Learning and Collaboration

Space Management Room Arrangement Classroom Set Up - Encouraging Collaboration and Self-Directed Learning. This post is full of pictures and ideas. I love how there are so many different places for students to work, and everything is so inviting!

Choice Boards are perfect for station and center time. These EDITABLE choice boards build student engagement, differentiated instruction and have minimal teacher prep.

The Choice of Engagement

Motivation and Encouragement 1 : Choice Boards are perfect for station and center time. These EDITABLE choice boards build student engagement, differentiated instruction and have minimal teacher prep.

On Twitter, I recently shared an excellent article by Justin Tarte called 5 Questions Every Teacher Should Ask Him/Herself. The first reflection question Justin recommends is: Who is doing a majority of the talking in your classroom? It’s the person who is doing the majority of the talking that tends to do the most learning, so what …

8 ways teachers can talk less and get kids talking more

Genius Hour in the Elementary Education Classroom                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Task This aligns with the second task because it gives students more value to what they are learning if they get to chose it. Genius hour allows students to explore their interests and possibly relate it to school content.

Flexible Seating, or also called Alternate Seating, provides a 21st Century Classroom for scholars! There is no better way to show you support a student-centered classroom, than creating a classroo…

Flexible Seating, or also called Alternate Seating, provides a Century Classroom for scholars! There is no better way to show you support a student-centered classroom, than creating a classroo…

Classroom Confidence Starts With You: 5 Tips to a Student-Centered Classroom

# 14 Student-centered Instruction: Classroom Confidence Starts With You: 5 Tips to a Student-Centered Classroom

Taxonomy of reflection graphic developed by Peter Pappas.  I really like how Peter tied Blooms & reflection questions in this diagram/infographic.

Taxonomy of reflection graphic developed by Peter Pappas. I really like how Peter tied Blooms & reflection questions in this diagram/infographic.

Hands-on math activities that are easy to plan and implement for all student levels.  Utilize these middle school math activities in 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade.  | maneuveringthemiddle.com

How to Plan Student-Centered Math Activities

Five student-centered math activities that are easy to plan and implement. How to utilize math activities for all levels of learners.

How do you help students develop a growth mindset? Give them the opportunity to set goals, track their data growth, and reflect. This paperless customizable technology resource gives your students a digital journal to use year round in your Google classroom using Google Slides.

Growth Mindset Goal Setting, Data Tracking, and Reflection in a Google Classroom

How do you help students develop a growth mindset? Give them the opportunity to set goals, track their data growth, and reflect. This paperless customizable technology resource gives your students …

Conversation chips are a great way to hold students accountable for discussion while at the same time limiting the amount each student can participate. It is an excellent strategy for #everytypeoflearner in your #classroom. First, the teacher assigns students into small groups and provides a topic or text for them to discuss. Then each student gets 3 conversation chips. Students can only add to the discussion if they have a chip. Teacher can set an expectation that each student needs to…

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