While building independent learners is a long process with an incredible amount of variables. These are just a couple resources to get you started:
This PPT/Keynote below can serve as an introductory to Independent Learning and introduce two of the most challenging major concepts: self-regulation & metacognition.
Building Independent Learners – Keynote
Building Independent Learners – Powerpoint
This checklist can be utilized as a teacher self-checklist or as a part of a more comprehensive, long-term observation program. This first is by general skills.
Download Here: Independent Learning – Observation Checklist by Skill
This checklist has the same general concept, but it is arranged by Thinking Hierarchy.
Download Here: Independent Learning Observation Form – Thinking Hierarchy