Part 1 of this post spoke about the importance of designing learning tasks that put the onus of the 'work of learning' on the student. This second and concluding part proposes 5 principles of designing powerful learning tasks and elaborates on them.



“Never work harder than your students”- Title of Book by Robyn Jackson

Role of the teacher and the student

It is obvious that learning involves work and unless children work at it, they will not learn. It often appears that students are indeed working- listening to the t...

January 3, 2020

Dr. Paula Olszewski-Kubilius is the director of the Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University and a Professor in the School of Education and Social Policy. Over the past 30 years, she has created programs for all kinds of gifted learners (from Pre-K to G...

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