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Student Self-Assessment: The Key to Stronger Student Motivation and Higher Achievement.

  title={Student Self-Assessment: The Key to Stronger Student Motivation and Higher Achievement.},
  author={James H. Mcmillan and Jessica Hearn},
  journal={educational HORIZONS},
In the current era of standards-based education, student self-assessment stands alone in its promise of improved student motivation and engagement, and learning. Correctly implemented, student selfassessment can promote intrinsic motivation, internally controlled effort, a mastery goal orientation, and more meaningful learning. Its powerful impact on student performance—in both classroom assessments and large-scale accountability assessments—empowers students to guide their own learning and… Expand
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