TITLE

Beyond Involvement: Promoting Student Ownership of Learning in Classrooms

AUTHOR(S)
Chan, Paula E.; Graham-Day, Kristall J.; Ressa, Virginia A.; Peters, Mary T.; Konrad, Moira
PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
Intervention in School & Clinic;Nov2014, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p105
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
With many states adopting new standards and evaluation systems, teachers must adopt effective instructional strategies and assessment methods aligned to the rigor of new standards and assessments. One way to improve student achievement is through supporting student ownership of learning, a core component of formative instructional practices. Teaching students to take an active role in their learning can benefit students by promoting student goal setting, self-assessment, and self-determination. As students become meaningfully engaged in their learning, they gain a better understanding of learning targets, how to collect and document evidence of their learning, and how to evaluate and clarify additional learning needs, leading to the ultimate goal of improving student achievement. This article (a) describes how promoting student ownership benefits students, (b) identifies some evidence-based practices that promote student ownership of learning, and (c) illustrates the important role student ownership plays in formative instructional practices.
ACCESSION #
98673803

 

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