STUDENT CHOICE AND VOICE
By empowering students to manage themselves, there is less need for them to rely on the teacher as motivator or coach to get tasks done.
Once I had introduced this technique to my students, I then created a form for them to complete when they used it. It typically takes less than 5 minutes to complete and gives me a clear indication of where they are in any given task. Here are some of their goals and reflections after their first use of the technique: