Growth Mind set - Carol Dweck Choice Theory -William Glasser Social Learning Theory - Albert Bandura The Theory of Self-Directed Learning - R Boyatzis Self is an image of social environment - Bruce Hood Effect Sizes/disposition to learn - John Hattie Zone of proximal development - Lev Vygotsky Executive Skills - Peg Dawson and Richard Guare Mindful Learning – Ellen Langer 35+ years teaching - Kevin Hewitson!
“The ability of the learner to manage their learning environment to meet their learning needs.” Defined as: Learning Needs Learning Environment Learning emotions View of Self Perceived ability to learn
Benefits of LQ Improves achievement Enhances engagement Simplifies lesson planning Promotes an awareness of the learning processes Scaffolds learning Develops student learning strategies Challenges perceptions of ability Challenges perceptions of self Promotes growth mind-set Recognises importance of feedback Encourages responsibility Develops independent learners
What LQ means for – the teacher Delivering lessons that include the LQ approach Modelling your own learning around LQ Creating an LQ supportive environment
What LQ means for – the learner 1) Understand the impact of your learning environment on your learning and develop a feeling of being “safe” through taking responsibility for your own learning. 2) Determine the best learning strategy in any learning situation, this may involve delaying in depth learning so be patient. 3) Manage those around you or those directing your learning in a way that supports your learning and builds relationships 4) Be confident and willing to collaborate and to share what you have learnt or finding difficult to learn in order to seek support or guidance. 5) Be willing to change what you believe you can and cannot learn. 6) See feedback as a comment about your learning strategies as well as about your achievement.
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