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When educators and learners see students as key resources to their own learning and appreciate the interdependence between educator and learner roles, they develop a shared commitment to success: learners see educators as their best advocates, educators understand that they won’t succeed unless their learners do, and both parties are less likely to blame one another for problems that may arise during the learning process.


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Research: Wisconsin's Guiding Principles for Teaching and Learning, Principle 4: Learning is a collaborative responsibility.

Blog post: Student Commitment Depends on Teacher Commitment

Video: Student-Teacher Relationships: Classroom Culture