Thursday, July 30, 2015
An excellent article based on an analogy between close reading of text and community..along with some great ideas for building community in the classroom. Courtesy of Choice Literacy.
Monday, July 27, 2015
This article looks at students' "grit" or determiniation to learn. It explains how the NAEP will begin to collect student data. Meta-cognition is finally coming to the front! Enjoy! Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Today I am posting two articles, courtesy of ASCD. They both reflect important trends in education - neuroscience and social-emotional skills - and involve meta-cognition. Enjoy!
Schools tap neuroscience to help students succeed
School districts nationwide -- from Indiana to Georgia to
Kentucky -- are incorporating principles of educational neuroscience
into teaching and learning. Trends include teaching students about brain
plasticity, incorporating relaxation into the school day and applying
the "growth mindset" to instructional resources and professional
development. District Administration magazine online
Social-emotional skills predict later success, study finds