Wednesday, January 11, 2017

What’s Behind Increased Teaching of Self-Regulation in Children?

What’s Behind Increased Teaching of Self-Regulation in Children?:

What’s Behind Increased Teaching of Self-Regulation in Children?

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It’s normal to expect children to pay attention and learn good behavior. It’s part of growing up. But self-regulatory learning (SRL) forced on children so they will be computer learners is a different story.
Why is there such a drive to make children more independent and self-sufficient?
How is it justifiable to push students to have increased self-control—beyond what has been expected in the past—what is appropriate for their age and development?
Whether it’s mindfulness, direct instruction, or social-emotional learning SRL is a hot topic. It’s everywhere!
The drive is to get children on tech devices to do schoolwork. The goal is for them to be able to sit still, concentrate, and learn on their own, at home, or in the classroom with no human assistance.
You cannot sell parents on taking their children out of school and sticking them on the What’s Behind Increased Teaching of Self-Regulation in Children?:


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