Richardson, W. (2019, February). Sparking Student Agency with Technology. Retrieved February 1, 2019

Creative freedom, or “agency,” is a key aspect of almost every deep learning experience that we have in life. Our ability to decide on our own terms what, when, and how to learn leads to learning that “sticks” far more than when we are given little or no choice. And when that agency is amplified by the integration of modern technologies, we have a potent mix for solving real problems in the world, benefiting real people in powerful ways.