Unit 5 Self-Directed Learning

Outcomes

  • Revise a current lesson or design a lesson using the Gradual Release of Responsibility template
  • Expand repertoire of online tools to support self-directed learning
  • Use an online tool to support the Gradual Release of Responsibility instructional framework

Read & View

Activities

  • Activity 1 -View examples of Self-Directed Learning

Assignments

1. Download this lesson template. Revise a lesson you're going to teach to include all the components of the Gradual Release of Responsibility model.  The template and example are on pp 127-135. (You may also use a template of your own.)  (You do not need to do a complete unit!) Use the rubrics on pp.138-141 and the questions within the template to help  guide your lesson planning. This should be a lesson that you will be teaching. Revise a current lesson  and show evidence of all the gradual release of responsibility components.  Send your lesson plan to class instructor. Label your assignment Unit 5 Assignment 1. Be sure and include your name. 

2. Create a  teaching tutorial video or work with your students to create a tutorial. This can be  a very simple tutorial of explaining one part of the lesson.  (Make it short. No more than two minutes.) Use one of the video tools from Unit 4 (Screen-cast-omatic or Jing) or one of your own that you are familar with.  Save your video as a mp4 file and send to the class instructor. Label your assignment Unit 5 Assignment 2. Be sure and include your name.