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ERIC Number: ED473201
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 51
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-85338-822-X
Improving Own Learning and Performance. Teaching and Learning.
McNeill, Patrick
This teaching guide is aimed at British teachers, especially those at the entry level, who are delivering and assessing key skill programs to help students become independent learners. The document has seven sections dealing with these topics of effective learning and performance: (1) a theoretical overview of the skill itself including its application to the curriculum and student learning styles; (2) arrangement of independent learning units across four grade levels; (3) initial student assessment; (4) how students can set targets and make plans; (5) how students can follow a plan and find support; (6) how students can review their progress and learn from experience; and (7) guidelines for student portfolio preparation. Throughout the guide there are teaching tips, classroom activities, and sample units. There are ten figures, a glossary of terms, and a list of 18 resources. (AJ)
Learning and Skills Development Agency, Regent Arcade House, 19-25 Argyll Street, London W1F 7LS, United Kingdom (Ref. No. 1352; 5 British pounds). Tel: 020 7297 9000; Fax: 020 7297 9001; Web site: For full text:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Department for Education and Skills, London (England).; European Social Fund, Dublin (Ireland).
Authoring Institution: Learning and Skills Development Agency, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom