A Kentucky middle school schedules "studio days" every three days in which classes are student-driven. Students were asked to sign up for a class that interested them, such as art or technology, and indicate what they wanted to learn throughout the year. "Sometimes, their ideas for a project won't work out and they'll experience that feeling of failure," one teacher said. "Then they have to come back to their plan and figure out where to go next. To me, that's the best kind of learning."
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