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How to Help Students Become Independent Learners

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In most schools, the majority of learning is done in classes or groups. But students must also learn how to learn independently. Often times, students are not naturally inclined to learn or work this way. However, independent learning skills are not only necessary for their future, but there are times when independent work is necessary in the classroom. Learn how to help your students become more independent to work on their own. Teaching students to work independently, not only sets them up for success in the future, but also gives you, the teacher, more time for small group instruction and intervention. Learn strategies and techniques to help students work through challenging tasks without constantly begging for assistance while fostering critical thinking and deeper learning.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Sunday, March 29, 2020 @ 1:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Classroom Management, College & Career Readiness
Tags: critical thinking, independent learning, strategies

Reviews (75)

Good information. Thank you.
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Helpful suggestions.
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Great Info.
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Excellent tips and advice!
Good information
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thank you
The energy and examples given in this webinar was on point! So many relatable examples and realistic tips and expectations. Thank you!
Basic Member
Very informative, thank you.
Excellent webinar!! Taking the time to build that stamina with my students
Basic Member
It is true fourth graders were not taught how to be independent learners in third grade. It's a long process to build stamina in students. I like the chart idea!!
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