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 56Students take greater responsibility for their learning and support each other’s progress, so every student gets the skills he or she needs to succeed and contribute to society. Student-centered learning engages students in their own success - and incorporates their interests and skills into the learning process. Rather than having educators hand down information, students can engage with their teachers and peers in real time – preparing them to participate in a skilled workforce later in life. Personalized learning recognizes that students engage in different ways, at different paces and in different places – and gives them the skills and tools to obtain the knowledge they need to stay engaged, learning throughout their lives. When every student is achieving at high levels, the rising tide will lift all of us towards a more equitable and prosperous future.* Student-centered approaches to learning highlight four key tenets, drawn from the mind/ brain sciences, learning theory, and research on youth development that are essential to students’ full engagement in achieving deeper learning outcomes: Centered Approaches? *Nellie Mae Education Foundation Message Manual LEARNING HAPPENS ANYTIME, ANYWHERE Learning takes place beyond the traditional school day, and even the school year. The school’s walls are permeable - learning is not restricted to the classroom. STUDENTS TAKE OWNERSHIP OVER THEIR LEARNING Student-centered learning engages students in their own success—and incorporates their interests and skills into the learning process. Students support each other’s progress and celebrate successes. ANYTIME, ANYWHERE LEARNING STUDENT-OWNED LEARNING KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND DISPOSITIONS TO SUCCEED IN COLLEGE, CAREER AND CIVIC LIFE DEEPER LEARNING EXECUTIVE SUMMARY | 4