How to teach students to take control of their learning

01/2/2014 | Education Week

Educators can teach students independence by modeling how to assess and then direct their learning, educator and author Starr Sackstein writes in this blog post. She shares her ideas on how to guide students to acquiring these skills and offers links to tools and resources. "The best gift we can offer students is the ability to know what they need, to articulate what they know and how best to ask for help," she writes.

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