Is A Self Regulated Leaner? Essay

717 Words May 6th, 2016 3 Pages
So what exactly is a Self-Regulated Leaner? To be honest before I read the article about this for this class I wasn’t real sure. As I read the article I started connecting what I was reading to what I have seen a couple of times in some Special Education classroom and honestly thought it was kind of crazy. However, as I read more about this and heard the reasoning behind why these techniques are used and work, I now feel I have better understanding of what this whole topic is really about and how it works as well as why it works.
With this information in hand I decided to do a presentation not only for class but also for my LEP. I felt this would be the best way to present a topic like this. I also determined that if this was going to be done in an in-service or during a faculty meeting it needed to be light hearted and at the same time focused on the information so as to keep the audience’s attention. I have found there is nothing worse than attending a presentation that does not grab my attention or allows me to interact in order to help keep me focused on what is being presented. As Walt Disney once said “I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained”. I likewise decide to concentrate the information being presented on the main points of the topic. I didn’t want to get too in-depth in what I was presenting because this lends itself to open discussions/expansion about the topics be covered…

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