Giving students a V.O.I.C.E. in your classroom

| July 30, 2019

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Look around you! Everything is constantly on the move, changing rapidly, adapting to new needs and contexts of life. But what happened to teaching and learning? These concepts seem to be stuck somewhere in time not being able to fit our reality. If we want to evolve truly and meaningfully, society should focus on how education can be revived. Teachers around the world are trying to find solutions to the one-size-fits-all approach to education by giving learners voice and choice, transforming them into active participants in their own growth. According to Matt Oberecker, who promotes personalized learning and 21st century skills as the supervisor of science and technology curriculum for the Marple Newtown School District in Pennsylvania.

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Room to Read is a global organization transforming the lives of millions of children in low-income communities by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Founded in 2000 on the belief that World Change Starts with Educated Children®, our innovative model focuses on deep, systemic transformation within schools in low-income countries during two time periods that are most critical in a child’s schooling: early primary school for literacy acquisition and secondary school for girls’ education. We work in collaboration with local communities.

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