Education that Connects: Expanding Student Networks
Relationships matter. This simple idea will give teachers and school administrators a fresh perspective on how schools can invest in the power of relationships to increase social mobility for their students. Explore tools for learning models that strengthen teacher-student relationships and emerging technologies to expand students’ networks to experts and mentors in their lives. Networks no longer need to be limited by geography or circumstance. By making room for relationships, schools can transform themselves into hubs of next-generation learning and connecting, and leverage community-building resources within AMTA.
Julia Freeland Fisher is the Director of Education Research at the Clayton Christensen Institute where she leads a team that educates policymakers and community leaders on the power of disruptive innovation in the K-12 and higher education spheres. She has published and spoken extensively on trends in the EdTech market, blended learning, competency-based education and the future of schools.