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Education: Taking Ownership of Learning

By Rudy Karsan

More and more people are realizing the need for change in the education system, and trying to make those changes. There is this great example of a public school in Massachusetts in which students tried an experiment called the Independent Project where they designed their own curriculum for one semester by taking ownership of learning, with teachers serving only as mentors and coaches. Students would come up with their own questions in each subject, research it and then teach it to the other students. Now, several schools in the US are trying out the Independent Project.


Rudy Karsan

Rudy Karsan

Nooruddin (Rudy) Karsan currently spearheads the IBM Kenexa Smarter Workforce initiative, which helps companies attract, engage and retain talent to build a smarter workforce. Passionate about creatin ...(Read More)

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