ERIC Number: EJ964230
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
The Power of Empowerment: Having Faith in Students
Doda, Nancy M.
Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, v77 n3 p14-17 Nov 2011
This article offers wisdom to those seeking to better engage young adolescents: children are inherently curious and eager to learn, and will be more so when adults step aside and give them room to stretch. The author describes tools and suggested practices on how to advance student empowerment to learn. Allowing students to make choices about their own learning is a powerful way to motivate them.
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Early Adolescents, Student Participation, Guides, Self Determination, Student Motivation, Classroom Environment, Middle School Students, Team Teaching, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Role, Student Role
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools
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Identifiers - Location: New York