Student reflection on learning, particularly when done collaboratively, is critical for moving knowledge of content and strategies into Long-term Memory. Having students think about their progress towards 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 eighth grade teacher uses exit tickets to aid in student self-assessment, promote reflection, and foster a growth mindset. As students become more aware of their performance compared to the expectations, they can persist through challenging tasks. This reflection routine helps increase communication between teachers and students. These responses also serve as formative assessments to aid teachers in shaping their lessons and differentiating instruction.
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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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