There is a strong link in the research between self-regulation and student academic achievement in schools. Self-regulation extends beyond the walls of a classroom and provides students with the strategies to be life-long learners. This translation focus will
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An Educational Intervention Turning Young People into Published Authors in One Week
Writing a novel is hard for anyone, but for children or teenagers to work together to write, edit, and publish one in five days seems impossible. Yet one research team in the UK is allowing them to do just that through an innovative program called ‘White Water Writers.’ The program has been run with children, teenagers, and young adults in schools, universities, foster homes, and prison. Their voices and personal experiences are crafted into their stories and the novels are published and available for purchase online. The success of authorship provides young people with new skills, friendships, and motivation for future accomplishments.