Helping students take ownership of their education

Marcus Belin • Principal Leadership Article

During World War II, Winston Churchill once said, “Never let a good crisis go to waste!” The pandemic created a crisis for the entire world, blew the doors off education, and forced educators to think of how to teach our young people differently. Educators were challenged to create learning spaces in which students virtually connect and develop habits to help keep them on pace with their learning. Fortunately for Huntley High School, the groundwork for developing the skills to learn outside the classroom had already begun with blended learning.