Klea Scharberg

High Schools at Work: Creating Student-Centered Learning

With a good education comes the responsibility of teachers to show students how to become responsible and active citizens. Through various activities, such as mock trials and lessons on democracy, students can learn valuable lessons that help shape who they become in life.

In this video, see how one high school collaborates with different organizations in its community. Edcouch-Elsa High School uses a variety of approaches to encourage students’ civic involvement and help with postsecondary education needs. Learn more with ASCD Express.

Source: From High Schools at Work: Creating Student-Centered Learning (DVD), 2006, Alexandria, VA: ASCD

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