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Developing Metacognition by Modeling with Contextual Frameworks

Metacognition means, simply, thinking about one’s thinking and realizing if you are comprehending what you are thinking.  Modeling thinking is one metacognitive approach to instruction that Buehl (2014) found increases student’s abilities to transfer or adapt their learning to new informational contexts.  To do this, instructors need to think aloud their approach to concepts and… Continue Reading Developing Metacognition by Modeling with Contextual Frameworks

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The Long Night of Grading Got It Done!

[slideshow_deploy id=’11594’] A number of faculty gathered in the library on the last Thursday of the semester to pound out some final grading. Mark DeLonge and Ryan Bernstein were there to solve Moodle problems and Tina Ulrich helped with research questions. We broke up the grading with pizza, salad and periodic raffle drawings–maybe Lorissa Nelson will… Continue Reading The Long Night of Grading Got It Done!

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