As I've been documenting on this blog, I spent 7 weeks of my summer completing the first two of 10 courses towards earning an MEd degree from Queen's University. One of those courses, PME 800 or Self-Regulated Inquiry and Learning, required me to complete an inquiry project and to learn how self-regulated learning facilitates and … Continue reading
Rethinking learning maps #5: Timing feedback for better learning.
As I have documented my learning through my self-regulated inquiry course project this summer, I have... ...begun looking at the big ideas on learning maps as big goals which students will reach by the end of the course. ...revised my existing learning map for French 8 using the most recent curriculum update....summarized research I'm using … Continue reading
Rethinking learning maps #4: Evaluating my existing formative assessments.
This blog post is a continuation in a series of posts about my self-regulated inquiry project in a course I'm taking this summer. Up to this point, I have... ...begun looking at the big ideas on learning maps as big goals which students will reach by the end of the course. ...revised my existing learning … Continue reading
Rethinking learning maps #3: How do I align feedback with big learning goals and with self-regulated learning?
This is the third in a series of blog posts about my inquiry project for my current coursework. The first two can be found here and here. This post represents the second step in what I had outlined as my monitoring process, and it was much bigger than I had anticipated. Here's what I wrote … Continue reading
Rethinking Learning Maps #2: First steps
In my last blog post, I wrote about my distal goal in the course I'm currently taking, which is to change my focus on learning maps from an assessment lens to a goal-setting lens. I'm looking at learning maps as a set of distal goals, and using that perspective to purposefully select and use templates … Continue reading
Rethinking learning maps #1: big ideas as big goals.
I love maps, especially old ones. I have a terrible sense of direction, so a map is often an essential tool for me. Using a map implies a destination - I'm going somewhere, and I want to get there in the most efficient way possible, because my focus is on what I'm going to do … Continue reading