Promoting Student Responsibility for Learning


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A student who takes responsibility for his or her learning is known as this.

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1. This approach allows students to construct their own knowledge from the material given.

2. The constructivist teacher is often referred to as this.

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Students who expect teachers to spoon feed them information will come up with any excuse to avoid responsibility for their own learning. You can use these practice questions in the quiz/worksheet combo to help you solidify your knowledge of some straightforward strategies.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be tested on:

  • Description of a constructive approach to teaching
  • Another term for a constructivist approach
  • Students taking responsibility

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on how to promote student responsibility for learning
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases such as constructivist
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding strategies that help teachers shift responsibility for learning back onto students

Additional Learning

To learn more about promoting student responsibility for learning, review the following lesson Promoting Student Responsibility for Learning. Objectives addressed include:

  • Understand how a self-directed learner behaves
  • Know strategies that can help transform needy students into more independent, responsible learners
  • Define and understand how to apply a constructivist approach to teaching
  • Know how to use the 'broken record,' to insist on student accountability
  • Understand the power of expectations in shaping a culture of responsibility, accountability and achievement