How We Created Self-Regulating Writers & The Improvements We Have Seen. | literacyforpleasure

The Self-Regulated Strategy Development model can help teachers incorporate self-regulatory training into their writing pedagogy.

Many children struggle to coordinate the multiple cognitive and self-regulatory demands of the writing process. Here we describe how the Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) model of instruction, which combines the explicit teaching of writing strategies with instruction in self-regulatory skills has aided the children in our class.

The first thing to know is that self-regulation can be learned:
directly through instruction,
indirectly through sheer…

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Poetry Post | Jon Biddle

A couple of weeks ago my class decided that, rather than receiving yet another election leaflet through their letterbox, the residents of the village might prefer to receive a piece of poetry instead.

The children each selected two poems that they really enjoyed, one which had been written by themselves and one from a favourite poet. They then wrote them out and added decorations, finally placing them in envelopes, along with details of the school’s Twitter account.

The following morning, we walked round the local village posting the poems  through random letterboxes. Some of the children…

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How to save time and money through screening | Horatio Speaks

There is a widespread framework for intervention, sometimes known as Response to Intervention (RTI), which proposes that students can receive help at three different levels of intensity:

Tier 1 – good quality classroom instruction and school structures that encourage learning.

Tier 2 – small group instruction to address needs that a few students have in common.

Tier 3 – intensive one-to-one instruction for students where Tier 2 is not effective.

 

Sometimes people are critical of this model as it is deemed an ineffective intervention, but this betrays a confusion: RTI is not…

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How to save time and money through screening | Horatio Speaks

There is a widespread framework for intervention, sometimes known as Response to Intervention (RTI), which proposes that students can receive help at three different levels of intensity:

Tier 1 – good quality classroom instruction and school structures that encourage learning.

Tier 2 – small group instruction to address needs that a few students have in common.

Tier 3 – intensive one-to-one instruction for students where Tier 2 is not effective.

 

Sometimes people are critical of this model as it is deemed an ineffective intervention, but this betrays a confusion: RTI is not…

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http://ift.tt/2saViDf