Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56SUMMARY OF PROPOSALS | 24 Student-centered teaching is a cultural shift involving virtually every aspect of what goes on in a school and district. [continued next page] STRONG RELATIONSHIPS WITH STUDENTS » Teacher-student advisement » Forms of trust, respect, and inclusiveness » Easy contact among students and teachers » Reaching out to families » Connecting students with community ANYTIME, ANYWHERE AND REAL WORLD LEARNING » Flexible schedules » Community internships » Curricular projects that engage the world outside school PERSONALIZATION AND CHOICE IN CURRICULAR TASKS » Personal learning plans » Substantial choice in curricular tasks » Opportunities to show mastery in varied ways » Independent projects that build on special interests APPROPRIATE CHALLENGE LEVELS FOR EACH LEARNER » Scaffolding » Differentiated instruction » Supporting students with special needs » Focusing on habits of practice and revision so that students push themselves SUPPORTING SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL GROWTH » Educating the “whole child” – and knowing students well » Student reflection » Engaging peers » Coaching students on presenting themselves publicly FOSTERING AUTONOMY AND LIFELONG LEARNING » Building students’ skills around planning, time management, self-pacing, persistence, self organizing, and taking initiative » Learning to learn CLEAR, TIMELY ASSESSMENT AND SUPPORT » “Just in time” feedback » Gateways and exhibitions » Customized assessments » Student feedback on curriculum and instructions TECHNOLOGY THAT IS INTEGRAL TO TEACHING AND LEARNING » Online learning adapted to individual student needs » Online tools that promote student collaboration » Email The Core Elements of Teaching Practice in Student-Centered Learning* * Teachers at Work; Six Exemplars of Everyday Practice; Barbara Cervone and Kathleen Cushman, The Students at the Center Series. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY | 24