Providing space and time for students to reflect is critical for moving what they have learned into Long-term Memory. Having students think about their progress against learning goals can also shape their positive beliefs about their abilities by helping them understand how they learn and encouraging them to ask for support, refining their Metacognition and improving Motivation.
Watch how this fourth grade teacher embeds self-reflection and fosters growth mindset in her students. Through positive self-talk, students reflect during the learning process and feel encouraged to persist through challenging tasks.
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Learn how platforms, like Sown to Grow, build reflection into the learning process. Students have the opportunity to reflect on assignments and document the strategies that worked for them and those they would like to try next time. By giving them agency over their own learning, students learn how to learn.
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