student agency - Steve Barkley

Podcast for Parents: Why Are Schools Exploring Student Agency & Inquiry?

Parent, teacher, and inquiry consultant to schools, Trevor MacKenzie, provides definitions for and explanations of why student agency and inquiry are increasingly becoming a focus for schools. Trevor connects these practices to an understanding of students’ cognitive needs and provides some areas for important teacher/parent conversation. Send your questions to Trevor and find his resources […]

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Coaching Teachers for Increased Student Agency

Student agency is an important element for schools and teachers looking to accelerate student learning. The American Institute for Research paper Maximizing Student Agency states that students’ ability to manage their learning and take an active role in seeking and internalizing new knowledge can have a significant effect on academic achievement. Also, the skills and […]

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