ERIC Number: EJ1248335
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2020
Abstractor: As Provided
What Is Student Agency and Why Is It Needed Now More than Ever?
Theory Into Practice, v59 n2 p109-118 2020
In this article, research tracing the historical progression of agency within recent educational reforms and empirical research from a variety of classrooms (geographic regions and grade levels) is discussed to document the power of agency across contexts. This article aims to propose a collaborative way of thinking about student agency from across the literature and provides insight into how to promote agency in classrooms today. The main focus is placed on examining structures and supports conducive to supporting student agency.
Descriptors: Student Participation, Elementary Secondary Education, Student Motivation, Power Structure, Student Characteristics, Personality Traits, Learner Engagement, Classroom Environment
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A