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Agency is the temporal and ecological understanding of the capacity to make choices, take principled action,and enact positive change. Why is agency important? Because teaching is complex! 1. New policy directions 2. Wider variety of stakeholder voices 3. Increase in student diversity 4. Power relationships are embedded in school context: Hierarchical structure, Accountability Measures, Evaluative components
UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo 2019
Hayden, Steve, "Enacting Agency through Influence on Power Relationships" (2019). UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo. 59.