Share Paper: Student-Led Learning in the Digital Classroom

  1. Erik Holvig, Scarsdale Public Schools, United States
Tuesday, June 24 5:15-5:35 PM B3111

Abstract: Teachers are good at delivering content to students that can increase their knowledge, but student-led instruction has an increased ability to affect students’ beliefs. (Alexander, Fives, Buehl, & Mulhern, 2002). Students value their teacher’s knowledge base, but are more persuaded or influenced by their peers. If this is true, then teachers may have an incredible opportunity to instill meaningful lasting knowledge in students through collaboration teaching methods, allowing students to lead and also conduct team-taught lessons in the class. In this review, various methods of lesson-delivery will be discussed. An explanation of the tools and techniques needed to complete an ...