Fostering Independent Learning

Fostering Independent Learning

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Accessible, practical, and empowering, this book gives school professionals the tools to put students in charge of their own learning. Going beyond traditional qstudy skillsq guides that focus on the mechanics of homework completion and test taking, the authors address the underlying psychological factors that influence academic success and lifelong learning. They provide step-by-step guidance and data-based interventions for helping each student develop a repertoire of problem-solving strategies in the areas of motivation, emotional responses to learning, behavior, time management, organization, memory, reading, writing, math, and more. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding to facilitate photocopying, the volume includes dozens of reproducible handouts and forms. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.Each lesson is composed of basic instruction, a quiz, and a series of increasingly difficult word problems. ... Studentsa#39; progress toward independent learning in math, science, and technology is facilitated when teachers fade instructional ... ( 2002) found that it was necessary for these lessons to occur over a 12-week period. ... 2 Directly teaching students how to apply the evaluation criteria or rubric. 3.

Title:Fostering Independent Learning
Author:Virginia Smith Harvey, Louise A. Chickie-Wolfe
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2007


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