Pa. schools take student-driven approach to literacy lessons

10/19/2011 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

A number of Pennsylvania school districts are giving students a more active role in classroom lessons as part of a strategy aimed at boosting literacy. The interactive, student-driven approach is part of a University of Pennsylvania program currently under development. "What it does is make students responsible for their own learning," teacher Sarah Martin said. "It provides students the opportunity to explain things to each other and teach each other."

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