Learning Without Borders

Why is agency so important?

People often ask, why is agency so important in authentic learning? In traditional school environments, we hear learners lament that “this is too hard, just tell me what to do,” and challenging learning is frequently avoided. However, learning can be joyful even when a struggle is involved when the learner chooses the challenge. Looking at […]

Student Agency

It was so much fun to co-facilitate the AERO workshop: “Student Agency:  Empowering Kids to Follow Their Own Learning Journey” with Jill Keltner and Teresa Draguicevich. I appreciated the opportunity to work with these two talented educators on this topic, which is near and dear to my heart. Jill introduced me to this concept last […]