1st Edition

Self-Regulation and the Common Core
Application to ELA Standards





ISBN 9780415714204
Published April 7, 2015 by Routledge
294 Pages

USD $41.95

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Book Description

The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts created new challenges for teachers and pre-service instructors. Self-regulated learning, using one’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to reach goals, can help students become independent, self-directed learners. This book provides educators the support they need to apply the principles of self-regulated learning in their teaching for success with the Common Core. In this book, Marie C. White and Maria K. DiBenedetto present information on how to apply academic self-regulation by integrating two models: one which addresses how students develop self-regulatory competence, the other which focuses on the various processes within the three phases of self-regulated learning. In addition, Self-Regulation and the Common Core provides specific lesson plans for grades K-12, using the standards and the integrated framework to promote higher order thinking and problem-solving activities.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface. Part I: Linking the Common Core and Self-Regulation. Chapter 1: Spirals and Crosswalks. Chapter 2: Theory Based Instruction: Self-Regulation of Learning. Chapter 3: Self-Regulation in a Classroom Context. Part II: Elementary School. Chapter 4: The Road to Independence Begins With Strategic Help Seeking (Kindergarteners and First Graders). Chapter 5: Writing From Informational Text: Strategies for Goal Setting, Planning, & Self-Monitoring (Grades 2 and 3). Chapter 6: Building Academic Language: Inferring Meaning from Context and Morpheme Clues (Grades 4 and 5). Part III: Middle School. Chapter 7: The Self-Regulated Writer Reads Like a Writer (Grades 6, 7, and 8). Part IV: High School. Chapter 8: A Dimensional Crosswalk: From the Common Core to Self-Regulation. Chapter 9: A Strategic Approach to Research Projects (Grades 9 and 10). Chapter 10: Beginning a Research Paper: Synthesizing Resources (Grades 11 and 12).

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Biography

Dr. Marie C. White is Associate Professor of Educational Psychology and Chair of Childhood and Adolescent Education at Nyack NYC. Dr. Maria K. DiBenedetto is a high school science teacher in North Carolina. Both authors have extensive experience in teacher education and are experts in self-regulated learning.