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Make use of our Lesson Plans and Free Student Checklists to Develop Self-Regulated Learners

Teacher Lesson Plans

  • Lesson: Importance of Mindset

    Growth mindset develops self-confidence and resilience in the face of challenges. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Instruction: Nurture Growth Mindset

    Students need ongoing adult reinforcement to sustain a growth mindset. Much of this reinforcement happens in the way you talk to and support your students. Instructional techniques excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Intrinsic Motivation

    Intrinsic motivators develop from our own unique passions, interests, and reasons for wanting to learn and work hard. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Self-Awareness

    Developing self-awareness skills is an essential step in developing purposeful, motivated learners. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Metacognition, Self-Awareness for Learning

    Successful learners have a realistic understanding of their strengths and needs across three broad interdependent sets of skills: academic skills, personal skills, and cognitive skills. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Learning How to Learn

    Students need to understand why academic skill mastery is essential for cumulative knowledge building. In other words, why school instead of google. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Managing Anger, Anxiety, and Collaboration Skills

    Managing anger, anxiety, and collaborative learning are three primary drivers of academic success. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Knowing Your Learning Traits

    Knowing their cognitive traits enable students to become strong, consistent learner by using effective strategy. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Goal Setting

    Teach students how to plan and set academic goals. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Effective Strategy Selection

    Teach students how to select the best learning strategies based on their goals as well as the context and their strengths and needs. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Reflection

    Reflection is critical to student growth. Teach how to make time for this important step in the learning process. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Mindprint Skills & Domains

    Summary of Mindprint Skills by Academic Topic and DOK

    download pdf

Tip Sheets and Student Checklists

  • SAT or ACT: How to Decide

    SAT or ACT? Discover which test is best.

    download pdf
  • How to Share a Student's Mindprint

    There is no single right way to discuss the Mindprint results with a child. However, this guide will provide clear options to choose from based on the child's ages and specific needs.

    download pdf
  • Homework Wrappers

    Extended versions of our "Print" Checklists for students

    download pdf
  • Observation Checklist for Understanding Learning Difficulties

    Use this checklist to identify why a student might be struggling so you can decide how best to help.

    download pdf
  • Parent-Teacher Conference Tip Sheet

    Parent-teacher conferences provide a wonderful opportunity to connect with your child’s teacher. View it as a starting point for a year-long dialog and not a one-time opportunity. Follow this list so you can best support your child throughout the year.

    download pdf

Make use of our Lesson Plans and Free Student Checklists to Develop Self-Regulated Learners

Teacher Lesson Plans

  • Lesson: Importance of Mindset

    Growth mindset develops self-confidence and resilience in the face of challenges. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Instruction: Nurture Growth Mindset

    Students need ongoing adult reinforcement to sustain a growth mindset. Much of this reinforcement happens in the way you talk to and support your students. Instructional techniques excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Intrinsic Motivation

    Intrinsic motivators develop from our own unique passions, interests, and reasons for wanting to learn and work hard. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Self-Awareness

    Developing self-awareness skills is an essential step in developing purposeful, motivated learners. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Metacognition, Self-Awareness for Learning

    Successful learners have a realistic understanding of their strengths and needs across three broad interdependent sets of skills: academic skills, personal skills, and cognitive skills. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Learning How to Learn

    Students need to understand why academic skill mastery is essential for cumulative knowledge building. In other words, why school instead of google. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Managing Anger, Anxiety, and Collaboration Skills

    Managing anger, anxiety, and collaborative learning are three primary drivers of academic success. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Knowing Your Learning Traits

    Knowing their cognitive traits enable students to become strong, consistent learner by using effective strategy. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Goal Setting

    Teach students how to plan and set academic goals. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Effective Strategy Selection

    Teach students how to select the best learning strategies based on their goals as well as the context and their strengths and needs. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Lesson: Reflection

    Reflection is critical to student growth. Teach how to make time for this important step in the learning process. Lesson plan excerpted from our book The Empowered Student available from CAST Professional Publishing, the leaders in UDL.

    download pdf
  • Mindprint Skills & Domains

    Summary of Mindprint Skills by Academic Topic and DOK

    download pdf

Tip Sheets and Student Checklists

  • SAT or ACT: How to Decide

    SAT or ACT? Discover which test is best.

    download pdf
  • How to Share a Student's Mindprint

    There is no single right way to discuss the Mindprint results with a child. However, this guide will provide clear options to choose from based on the child's ages and specific needs.

    download pdf
  • Homework Wrappers

    Extended versions of our "Print" Checklists for students

    download pdf
  • Observation Checklist for Understanding Learning Difficulties

    Use this checklist to identify why a student might be struggling so you can decide how best to help.

    download pdf
  • Parent-Teacher Conference Tip Sheet

    Parent-teacher conferences provide a wonderful opportunity to connect with your child’s teacher. View it as a starting point for a year-long dialog and not a one-time opportunity. Follow this list so you can best support your child throughout the year.

    download pdf