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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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
I have begun reading this book and think it is great. It is available on amazon.com. Enjoy. Courtesy of ASCD Smart Brief.
n her new ASCD book, mentor teacher and instructional
coach Regie Routman shares proven methods on how teachers and principals
can ensure effective literacy instruction for all K–12 students,
including second-language and struggling learners. Routman shares best
practices for teaching reading and writing skills that reduce the need
for intervention, offers tips on giving productive feedback to
accelerate student and teacher learning, and provides a foundation for
building professional literacy communities that help educators create
sustainable school change. Learn more.Pick up your copy.