Schools: A Place for Teaching Versus a Place for Learning

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Apr 16 2013 13 mins   16
When schools are viewed as places for teaching the emphasis is on content delivery. When schools are viewed as places for learning, content creation becomes a priority. This week we discuss putting content creation at the center of learning. Highlights and commentary from the 4/19/13 #Edchat Follow:@blairteach,@wmchamberlain @tomwhitby @lookforsun @bamradionetwork William Chamberlain is an educator and teaches in the school he grew up in and wouldn't have it any other way. Maureen Devlin has been an elementary school teacher for 27 years in the Wayland Public Schools in Wayland, Massachusetts. Tom Whitby is contributing Editor at SmartBrief, founder of #Edchat,Twitter-Using Educators, and NYSCATE Network. Nancy Blair is a school improvement consultant who frequently worked with the High Schools That Work and Making Middle Grades Work initiatives.