Innovation Powers Student-Centric Learning
- June 30, 2017
- Posted by: Yorktown Education Team
- Category: Innovation in the Classroom
Once upon a time in the not too distant past, teachers were almost solely responsible for the dissemination of information to their classes. Fast forward to the classroom of 2017 and we see the impact of innovation in a more student-centric learning environment.
Innovative methods give educators a broader canvas for teaching and empower students to develop more insightful, creative thinking, better preparing them for leadership roles in their future. An important life-lessons learned from innovation in the classroom is the value of collaboration. Because collaboration feeds innovation, students also develop their capacity to communicate. This kind of exchange also gives them a forum to speak up about what they believe, to agree or disagree and walk away with a new perspective.
Science and math classes offer countless opportunities for innovation. Brainstorming sessions are a great way to welcome everyone’s ideas, allowing students to think freely and share thoughts openly with one another. The innovative process is equally important to the final outcome. This process is what will be remembered, revisited and recalled over time.
At Yorktown Education, innovation is integrated into everything we teach. With a unique philosophy of Do What You Love, each student’s interest and passion sets the standard for their personalized curriculum. As they move forward along their individual path, their personalized educational program is adjusted accordingly, in sync with their natural learning and comprehensive development.