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Take Ownership Of Your Learning

By Learning Forward
April 2015
A couple of weeks ago, one of my colleagues related a coaching experience where she was in the position of sitting and watching, when she could have been trying and doing. She knew she wouldn’t be able to apply her learning until she put it into practice. While she needed her peer’s expertise, she also recognized how her knowledge and skill would grow most efficiently. With that in mind, she stood up for herself as a learner and asked to take control. Being intentional as a learner in any context is easiest when we each recognize how we learn best and then take the next step to make it happen. This applies in both individual and collaborative learning environments. For individuals, this might mean seeking

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Tracy Crow

Tracy Crow (tracy.crow@learningforward.org) is director of communications for Learning Forward.


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Learning Forward is the only professional association devoted exclusively to those who work in educator professional development. We help our members plan, implement, and measure high-quality professional learning so they can achieve success with their systems, schools, and students.


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