Trusting Teachers with School Success: What Happens When Teachers Call the Shots, Chapter 6: on the learning environment (pp.74-76)

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This excerpt from Trusting Teachers with School Success describes some of the ways teachers expand the physical learning environment when they design and run schools.

Trusting Teachers with School Success documents that when teachers design and run schools they tend to do so with an eye toward accommodating students' varying levels of readiness, aptitudes, interests, and rates of learning. Teachers realize quickly that this requires them to expand the physical learning environment of the school. This excerpt, from pages 74-76, describes some of the ways teachers expanded their roles in a good number of the eleven schools studied in-depth for the book.