A teacher-driven curriculum from a student's perspective

03/7/2013 | Education Week

In this blog post, Kim Farris-Berg, an independent consultant and senior associate with Education Evolving, writes about her own 7-year-old daughter's reaction to learning about the curriculum at Mission Hill, a school that allows teachers to design the curriculum, resulting in more hands-on learning and individualized instruction. Farris-Berg writes that her daughter described Mission Hill's students as "lucky," and was particularly intrigued by the concept that the school's teachers trusted their students to guide their own learning.

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