Students assign homework at Conn. school

09/18/2012 | New Haven Independent (Conn.)

Students attending the High School in the Community in New Haven, Conn., are learning under the "independent pacing" style of instruction as part of a turnaround plan. In teacher Riley Gibbs' math class, the students have received training from a library media specialist to learn how to read their textbooks so they can assign themselves homework, determine their own learning pace and decide when they are ready to take exams. While some students said they still need teachers to give instruction, other students said they liked the new system because they were no longer bored in class.

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