Link: Choice Equals Power: How to Motivate Students to Learn | MindShift

Helping students to think about how they learn and to assess themselves is the Ferlazzo’s big goal. “We want students to be able to see it in their self-interest to be thinking about their thinking when we’re not around, when they’re not even going to get graded on their meta-cognition and awareness,” he said. If students can do that, they will not only be more motivated, but they will have a deeper skill to take with them beyond the classroom.

via Choice Equals Power: How to Motivate Students to Learn | MindShift.

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