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Looking for resources to develop the skills and habits that support students in their learning across all subject areas?  The mastery of non-cognitive student agency skills and habits has been noted as essential for students’ long-term academic and career achievement, and they can provide a means for closing the achievement gap. The resources in this database span a range of strategies and systems that help students develop these skills. Searches can be filtered according to skill area, area of impact, and type of resource.

academic strategies

 

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Student uses learning strategies and resources to follow directions and show quality work.
 

Student organizes, plans, studies, and completes homework to present best effort.

Student knows strengths and needs and takes action to become a better learner.

Student communicates learning needs, takes responsibility and demonstrates persistence to achieve goals.

Student applies social-emotional awareness & social skills to work well with others.

Skill Areas
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Student-Led Conference Family Homework

This document invites families to write a letter that is included in the student’s portfolio.

Self Awareness & Growth Mindset, Self-Advocacy, Collaboration & Community Skills

Student-Led Conference Family Letter

This document scaffolds and gives an example for students to write a letter to their family as an introduction to the Student-Led Conference portfolios.

Self Awareness & Growth Mindset, Self-Advocacy, Collaboration & Community Skills

Student-Led Conference Community Reflection

This document scaffolds students’ reflection on their contributions to their community for the Student-Led Conference Portfolio.

Self Awareness & Growth Mindset, Collaboration & Community Skills

Student-Led Conference Portfolio Checklist

This checklist helps students organize the contents of their Student-Led Conference portfolios and serves as an overview of the portfolio's purpose.

Self Awareness & Growth Mindset, Self-Advocacy, Collaboration & Community Skills

Student-Led Conference Goal-Setting

This document is the centerpiece of student reflection before and during Student-Led Conferences.

Self Awareness & Growth Mindset, Self-Advocacy, Collaboration & Community Skills