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Self Directed Learning in MLE

Started by Sarah Quinlan 08 May 2015 2:40pm () Replies (29)

Hi, I am currently doing an inquiry into self directed learning within a modern learning environment. I'm really keen to learn more about how students (particularily young ones) are encouraged to self direct and how this is effectively managed and controlled in an environment with large numbers. Any help or advice would be greatlty appreciated!


  • Sam Harrison (View all users posts) 10 Jun 2015 7:42pm ()

    Hi all

    I work with a fellow teacher and we run a MLE with 48 Year 4 and 5 students.  We run a contract system where we create tasks for the week, can do's and must do's .  The students then plan what they are doing each day, at the moment we give them a list of activities to do for the day, they put them in, noting when their groups are etc.  uring the day they write the goals on their plan and at the end of the day they reflect on three parts of their day using the hats.  We don't have a license system but most students are deciding what learning they do.... our next step is for the students to decide which way they want to go and how ...

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