A blog to share information on literacy strategies across contents and grade levels. Metacognitive strategies included. "Metacognition is, put simply, thinking about one's thinking. More precisely, it refers to the processes used to plan, monitor, and assess one's understanding and performance. Metacognition includes a critical awareness of a) one's thinking and learning and b) oneself as a thinker and learner." -- Vanderbilt University
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Thursday, April 1, 2010
Announcing: Webinar Series on Literacy and Technology
We are delighted to announce a series of 4 webinars, taking place in April and May. The focus of each session will be the link between literacy (thinking) strategies and the learning opportunities technology can provide to develop these strategies.
Following is a list of the topics, presenters, dates, and times of the webinars. We sincerely hope you will join us.
1. Topic: Technology Integration in a First Grade Classroom
This webinar will provide an overview of a first grade classroom
including the following topics:
- What the students think of technology.
- How to get started: podcasts, skyping, teacher tube
videos (curriculum based)
- Learning the toolbar and "lingo" often used
- Claymation - Science Unit on Plants
- I-movies - Social Studies, Science, and Literacy