Providing students a voice in their learning is critical for making learning meaningful. When students are able to make choices about their learning and participate in instructional decisions, they are more engaged and intrinsically motivated to learn.
Watch how this elementary school teacher builds student choice into her classroom by using choice schedules. When students choose how they use their instructional time, they are able to take ownership of their learning, maintain Motivation to complete the tasks, and develop Inhibition & Self-regulation skills.
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Watch how Epic! gives learners the freedom to choose what books they read from its digital library, expanding their Literacy Environment. By offering choice in what they read and how they read, learners maintain engagement and develop a greater love for reading.