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10 ways to encourage student reflection...

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Split Screen Teaching Optimal learning occurs when students are active participants in their own learning, rather than passive recipients of teacher-delivered content. For this to be effective, students really need to think about their learning. I worked with a group of teachers recently who felt their young students were not capable of writing meaningful reflections…
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Good tips to develop student reflection.

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Digital Exit Tickets: 6 Tools for Creating Powerful Formative Assessments

Digital Exit Tickets: 6 Tools for Creating Powerful Formative Assessments | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
After an instructional lesson is over, educators are left with a classroom
full of students looking at them. Did my students get the lesson? Are there
any ideas, concepts or skills they are still unsure of? Do my students have
any misconceptions about the lesson and its content? Do I have to review
anything tomorrow? These are just a few of the questions reflective
educators are left to contemplate after the bell has rung.  (...)
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Some effective ways to use technology for reflection and checking learning.

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Have You Seen Yourself Teach Lately?

Have You Seen Yourself Teach Lately? | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
Teach Reflection: Have You Seen Yourself Teach Lately?
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Good self reflection questions for your videoed lesson.

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Cultivating the Habits of Self-Knowledge and Reflection

Cultivating the Habits of Self-Knowledge and Reflection | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
Once it’s begun, you can’t fully separate the person from the task. When the artist is painting, the painter and the act of painting become a single "thing." The emerging artwork becomes a part of it
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Tips for helping students overcome insecurity and develop greater self-knowledge and reflection

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Smart Strategies That Help Students Learn How to Learn

Smart Strategies That Help Students Learn How to Learn | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
What’s the key to effective learning? One intriguing body of research suggests a rather riddle-like answer: It’s not just what you know. It’s what you know about what you know.
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“Teaching students how to learn is as important as teaching them content, because acquiring both the right learning strategies and background knowledge is important—if not essential—for promoting lifelong learning.” We need to teach students to reflect on how they learn.

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10 questions to help you become a better teacher...

10 questions to help you become a better teacher... | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
I read the post 10 Questions To Help You Become A Better Teacher This School Year by Terry Heick with interest. The post grabbed my attention as I often sum up my own ideas in ten points. It has so...
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Great questions to use to reflect on our teaching.

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Sports Coach :: Listening to the voices in your head: identifying and adapting athletes' self-talk

Sports Coach :: Listening to the voices in your head: identifying and adapting athletes' self-talk | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
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Good strategies to turn the "negative" self-talk into positive or instructional. Useful for athletes... and students.

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Aphrodite Cox's curator insight, January 5, 2016 5:20 PM

Article may be useful for our QT rounds discussions.

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What Meaningful Reflection On Student Work Can Do for Learning

What Meaningful Reflection On Student Work Can Do for Learning | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
Reflecting on one's work can be instrumental to growth and improvement, but it's an activity that's often under utilized.
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The benefits of reflection for students.

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Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder'

Study: You Really Can 'Work Smarter, Not Harder' | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
Research shows that reflecting after learning something new makes it stick in your brain.
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Importance of reflection in learning.

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Teaching Thoreau In a Hyper-Connected World

Teaching Thoreau In a Hyper-Connected World | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
Teachers are challenging students to set aside their hyper-connected lives and consider Henry David Thoreau’s Walden.
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Importance of reflection and disconnection for kids.

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Exercise: Ten Teacher Questions for Self-Reflection

Teachers: Here are ten questions to ask yourself, answer, and consider as part of a self-reflection about your teaching…
Administrators: Here are ten questions to suggest that your teachers answer…
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Some good self-reflection questions.

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10 Questions To Help You Become A Better Teacher This School Year

10 Questions To Help You Become A Better Teacher This School Year | Learning and Teaching Musings | Scoop.it
10 Questions To Help You Become A Better Teacher This School Year
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Good starting point for reflection.

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