Self-regulated Learning Resources

We are doing a lot of self-regulated learning work (building as we go) with grade 6/7 at my current school.

Some of our story

School of Awesomeness (student post):

Six Slides that describe our school:

Much is still in the beginning stages — creating a culture in the school and capacity in the students.

There are no shortage of resources about what and why but less about the how…

Two I would recommend for starting are:
Leaders of their Own Learning
Embedded Formative Assessment: chapter 7 pulls it all together with Students as Owners of their Own Learning

For examples of HOW you might want to check out the Discovery 1 school in New Zealand

Senior school — Managing My Learning — more on this page on their site

Discoverer Indicators — big picture of goal setting (something to build towards)

All the stuff I’ve come across (local and international) has the formative assessment piece (see Dylan’s book above) as the foundation.

With that foundation one can shift the focus onto student ownership/SRL/SEL etc. Basically, your staff needs to see the formative assessment learning and practice as an ongoing piece that is continually refined —> the SRL is one way in which the formative assessment practices are refined.

Bonus content: Formative/Summative post by Anne Davies


About J Martens

Educator living in Vancouver and working in SD37 Delta. Supporting Numeracy while learning how formative assessment, literacy, inquiry, and technology serve to improve learning and increase engagement (for teachers & students).
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