Silver Linings: Observations of Self-Directed Behavior in an Online Environment
There has always been a clear recognition of the importance of the critical competencies of communication, collaboration, creativity, and self-direction for success in the “real world” by teachers, parents, community members, and local business leaders. The “why” has never really been a question. However, providing opportunities for application of these skills in real-world situations that can transfer outside the walls of the school has been a question that educators have been grappling with.
Read more about what Jon Vander Else at the New Hampshire Learning Initiative has to say.