Saturday, February 4, 2017

This article has some good ideas on how to use student mistakes to inform feedback. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.


Study: Mistakes offer learning opportunities



Paying attention to mistakes could help boost students' accuracy on tasks, according to a study published in the journal Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. Researchers say the findings could help inform feedback that encourages students to learn from their mistakes.
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Great article on how to improve writing and thinking. Courtesy of EdWeek.



Journal Writing Every Day: Teachers Say It Really Works!


Education World talked with teachers about the benefits of using daily journal writing in their classrooms.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Here is a powerful strategy for pre-writing or preparation for a debate. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.


Inner Circle/Outer Circle Debate Strategy
This debate strategy focuses on listening to the views of others and responding to them. It is an excellent pre-writing or debate strategy.
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