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Metacognition  -  Winter Vacation Brain Drain  -  Student Interventions| Ed Buzz 2015-12-22

Dec 22, 2015

Improving Learning with Metacognition: PART 2
Why do I need metacognition, students may ask. Author/expert Starr Sackstein explains, in this excerpt from her bestselling books, Hacking Assessment.

Yesterday we gave you the first half of the metacognition story. Take a look at Part 2.

Avoid Winter Vacation Brain Drain With These Student-Approved Tips
Using your break to read or organize school materials can set you up for spring success.

The tips in the article are not ground breaking. The point is to not allow students (or teachers) to just shut down. Remember to keep you mind active during the time off.

Protecting a Few Students from Negative Stereotypes Benefits Entire Classroom
Interventions targeted at individual students can improve the classroom environment and trigger a second wave of benefits for all classmates, new research shows.

Interventions targeted at individual students can improve the classroom environment and trigger a second wave of benefits for all classmates, new research shows. The findings indicate that sharing a classroom with greater numbers of students who participate in a brief intervention can boost all students' grades over and above the initial benefits of the intervention.



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