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Mary Toomey

learntolearn " Blog Archive " Creating a Meta Lesson Plan - 0 views

    I'm trying to create a "relatively" simply lesson plan format using the P.O.R.T.A.L.S. framework in order to help learners become more metacognitive. Here's what I have so far.... ^Teacher Role(s) (Teamwork) ^Instructional Strategies *Procedures/Activities ( Operations ) *Monitoring, Feedback & Assessment *Partnership with Teammates ^Content (Laying a Foundation)
Dennis OConnor

Jim Burke: Organizing Curriculum Around Big Questions - 4 views

    English teacher Jim Burke's short podcast on a big issue: How big questions engage and motivate students who have grown up digitally
Dr. Jill Klefstad

Metacognition - 0 views

  • cognitive strategies students use to achieve a particular goal, such as asking oneself a question about a textbook passage.
    • Dr. Jill Klefstad
      In the study students used the cognitive strategy of asking and formulating critical questions
  • Metacognition variously refers to the study of memory-monitoring and self-regulation, meta-reasoning, consciousness/awareness and auto-consciousness/self-awareness. In practice these capacities are used to regulate one's own cognition, to maximize one's potential to think, learn and to the evaluation of proper ethical/moral rules.
    • Dr. Jill Klefstad
      Which one of these definitions best fit my study? STudents became more consciously aware of their questioning. The creating of questions and responding to them helped students to maximize own potential to think
    This is one encyclopedia's version of the definition of metacognition or "the ability to think" Students who use their metacognitive skills usually are referred to as self-regulated learners who have control over their learning process.
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