SDL helps students find out what they are interested in learning about. It helps them be creative in their learning. You can show the world what you are learning about, instead of your teacher teaching it to you.
SDL has made me really curious about what I want to learn and I feel more responsible as a learner. Every time we have SDL in class, it always makes me really pumped to learn. I never wanted to learn more.
SDL is good for people who really like to express their learning in different ways. There are tons of different ways that you can express yourself. I cannot wait until I get back to work.
It helps kids practice independence and if they are working with a partner, they could practice communication. I feel confident when I do SDL.
It’s a big opportunity to just learn what you want to learn about. It’s like you’re a free fish.
It’s a good, quiet time to go in the library. I am using perseverance in every question.
SDL gives kids the chance of freedom.
SDL is a wonderful way to learn more about our passions. We can express our creativity when we do our digital or hands-on presentations. It's like learning, but free learning and sometimes it feels like playing! Having fun while learning isn't illegal, right?
We can learn new things that we don't get to learn in class. It's a time for us to be our own teachers.
SDL makes me feel that I can learn about ANYTHING, which is a good thing. SDL has grown my brain into a much more open brain, and that makes me think I can learn about anything.
Self-directed learning helps me have a bit of variety, which is good in life. With self-directed learning, you can choose a topic you're actually interested in, not just something the teacher picked out for you.
SDL helps me think because I have big, open questions for my topic.
Kids like me are letting our brains grow by learning about something that we want to. We can learn about what we want to and become hard-working, growth mindset students at school and home.
SDL is a time for students to prove that they can be responsible for what they are doing or learning. It’s a great time for students to learn without having to be told what to learn.
SDL makes me hooked on what I’m doing because I’m interested in what I’m learning about. SDL helps me with how I communicate to others because teachers and student ask me question about my thinking and then I tell them what I am doing. SDL helps me with my English because when I read books about my interest, I learn new words and new ways of saying things.
SDL helped me have more curiosity, communication and responsibility.
I’ve wanted to learn about this topic because I’ve been interested in it since year four. This kind of technology is something I’ve been wondering about for a long time.