A lesson on teaching students to assess themselves

03/7/2013 | TransformED

Teaching students how to assess their own learning in class can help build their confidence as learners, middle-grades teacher Bill Ferriter writes in this blog post. Ferriter shares one exercise in which he had students review past tests and assignments to identify patterns in their mastery. "If my students are TRULY going to reflect daily on their progress towards mastering essential outcomes, they HAVE to become skilled at spotting trends in their OWN learning," Ferriter writes.

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