|Students need to understand that they are the Architects of their Learning.|
At the start of the school year, it's advantageous to engage students in a number of conversations about what's important when we think of learning success.
One concept that's important can be titled, "Architect Your Learning."
Tony Wagner spells this concept out well in his talk below:
You may start this conversation with your students with this question, "Who is responsible for your learning and what does that look like?
Let students talk. List the names of the people they feel are important for their learning and what that looks like under each name.
Then say, many are talking about the big idea: Architect Your Learning. What does that title mean to you? Define the word architect:
Then show students this short video: