Self-Regulated Learning Monitoring Process Checklist

Carla – SRL Monitoring Process

My Goal  in my Self-Regulated Learning Class is to create a Prezi slide show that can be used in a short Professional Development session to educate teachers at the primary school level about Self-Regulated learning and how they might best introduce and use it in their classrooms across literacy, inquiry and maths classes.

Time Period July – August 2015

The following checklist will assist me with my proximal and distal goals. It is designed to help me with my self-monitoring process for the last few weeks of my GDPI 800 course and final summative assessment output. I have listed a variety of different tasks but inevitably have missed some as ideas are always changing, as inquiry projects always evolve during the creation phase.

Proximal Goals (short-term)

  • Finalize goal statement and set personal deadlines
  • Use QueensU library services to find academic journals related to goal
  • Choose a few best resources and summarize them
  • Develop a draft word document for the Prezi output and create online Prezi
  • Continually post information and resources to WordPress Blog professional portfolio space
  • Keep up to deadlines for GDPI 800 course

Distal Goals (long-term)

  • Use the Prezi in a new school environment to help other teacher understand SRL
  • Post the Prezi on new-found professional communities and forums to promote SRL
  • Edit and add to the Prezi when needed, after reflection or peer critique/suggestion

Resources for Self Regulated Learning in the Classroom

Professional Goal GDPI 800 – Self Regulated Learning

I would like to learn and evaluate some new concrete teaching strategies to educate young students to be self-regulated learners. Using this new information, and ideas gathered from this course, I will create a Prezi slide show that can be used in a short Professional Development session to educate teachers at the primary school level about Self-Regulated learning and how they might best introduce and use it in their classrooms across literacy, inquiry and maths classes.

  • Why you have this goal?

From personal experience, I know that there are few resources that give concrete, easy-to-understand, teachable suggestions for introducing and supporting self-regulated learning in the classroom.  I know it will be useful to me in my future primary classrooms, and to share among colleagues who are eager to learn and understand SRL more fully.

  • How you plan to undertake this goal?

Internet based research searches, predominantly.  I plan to find scholarly articles on the Queen’s University Library Portal and synthesise my understanding in the form of either a Prezi, PowerPoint presentation, or brochure.

Starting with websites like this one will assist me in my journey: http://www.self-regulation.ca/

  • Why this goal is important to you? How the goal fits into your professional role?

It will help me in my future role as an elementary school educator, and help me to have a stronger understanding of inquiry-based learning.

  • What do you already know and are building on?

I have taken some classes to introduce the Primary Years Program in elementary school classrooms, and the GDPI 810 course on the theory of the development of Curriculum Connections.  I still have a lot to learn.

This video about a self-regulating Cookie Monster may be a good lighthearted place to start…