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6 ways to build student agency: a how-to guide from a US district leader

Discover the top strategies that Jeff McCoy, Associate Superintendent of Academics for Greenville County Schools in South Carolina, has implemented with great success to build student agency:

  1. Define your own meaning of “student agency”
  2. Help students set goals
  3. Work with your local business partners
  4. “Unstructure” structured processes
  5. Provide opportunities for critical feedback
  6. Make mastery more important than grades

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