Many existing standards documents do not encourage teaching for understanding… they outline hundreds of bits of information for students to acquire at various grades in each subject area, creating expectations for content coverage that render impossible the in-depth study students need to understand and apply ideas.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Educational Researcher, Professor, Stanford University

Schools Can’t Do It Alone: Heather MacTaggart on Home and Community

Mon, 01/28/2008 - 17:59 -- admin

Heather McTaggart discusses the role of the home, the school and the community in a system of education.

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Heather MacTaggart is the Executive Director of [[http://classroomconnections.ca/|Classroom Connections]], a Canadian non-profit educational organization dedicated to optimizing student learning.

The changelearning website project emerged from the collaboration of Heather MacTaggart and John Abbott, the President of the [[http://www.21learn.org/|21st Century Learning Initiative]], an initiative to facilitate the emergence of new approaches to learning in the United Kingdom.
Website development has been facilitated by the [[http://www.ccl-cca.ca/ccl|Canadian Council on Learning]], a national, independent, and non-profit corporation that is committed to improving learning across the country and across all walks of life.

Visit our [[http://changelearning.ca/about-us| About Us]] page for more information about the changelearning initiative.

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