Self-Directed Learning Survey Statements 2016-17

Agency

I feel like I have choice in what I learn at school.

I feel like I have control over where and how I learn.

Engagement

When I choose my own inquiry, I can focus on it for a long time.

I can stay on task when I’m inquiring into something I have chosen to learn about.

Empowerment

I feel like I can learn about anything I want to.

I know how to teach myself new things.

Independence

I can find answers to my questions on my own.

I can learn whatever I want to, without the help of a teacher.

Enthusiasm

I love learning about what interests me.

I feel excited when I learn about my personal inquiries.

Collaboration

I work well as a member of a group.

I prefer to learn (with an adult, alone, with a partner, in a small group).

Communication

I want to share what I learn with others.

I use a variety of media to share what I’ve learned.

Growth Mindset

I enjoy challenges.

I believe I can become smarter with effort.

Creativity

I express my learning creatively.

I think about new and unique solutions to problems.

Resilience

When something is challenging, I usually find something easier to do.

When I’m faced with a problem, I often get frustrated and stop what I’m doing.

Curiosity

I often wonder about different things.

I have a lot of questions in my head.

Confidence

I believe in myself as a learner.

I believe I can do anything I set my mind to.

Resourcefulness

I know where to look to find answers to my questions.

When I’m stuck on a question or problem, I can think of ways to get myself unstuck.

Motivation

I want to learn more about what I’m interested in.

I feel excited to come to school and learn each day.

Self-image

I feel proud of who I am as a learner.

I feel happy about how much I am learning.