When students monitor their comprehension, performance, and use of strategies when reading and writing, they build their Metacognition. Teaching students to self-assess their behavior based on clearly set goals helps develop their Self-regulation, and having them self-record their progress, adjustments, and performance also allows them to see their growth over time.
Watch how this teacher defines self-monitoring and encourages her students to self-monitor their performance individually and in a group. By setting clear goals, providing rubrics to compare against, and shifting the responsibility of reflection to the students, she fosters student agency and accountability in their own learning.
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Learn how this prototype self-monitoring app prompts students to rate their behavior at regular intervals. Students reflect and self-assess their behavior against specific goals. By tracking their progress, students independently self-monitor how successful they are in reaching their goals.
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