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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Saturday, February 4, 2017
This article is excellent. It applies to literacy as well. Well worth the read. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.
Spending an additional 20
minutes practicing a newly mastered skill may have lasting benefits,
according to a study in Nature Neuroscience. Researchers studied optimal
conditions for learning, noting that "overlearning" yielded gains for