Supporting Students to Own Their Learning through the Use of Strategic Learning Practices
by Robert Crowe and Jane Kennedy
Wouldn't you love to walk into your own class full of motivated, engaged, and eager students who own their learning? How do we build an environment where students can say I like this classroom because here I get smarter every day? Is this a realistic goal, or is it just a pipe dream? Developing Student Ownership provides validated techniques that transform students from passengers in their education to active participants.
Robert Crowe and Jane Kennedy combine 50+ years of research, consulting, and practical classroom experience to break down the practices in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and academic climate that increase the opportunities for learning. When you finish this guide, you'll better understand how to help students:
- Own what they are learning
- Own how they are learning
- Own how well they are learning
- Own their role in class
Containing real classroom examples, self-assessment prompts and best practices, Developing Student Ownership is a comprehensive and functional guide no teacher will want to be without.