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Building the independence of learners through thoughtful uses of technology
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New Research On Teens & Sleep via @LarryFerlazzo

New Research On Teens & Sleep via @LarryFerlazzo | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it
Here are new additions to The Best Resources For Helping Teens Learn About The Importance Of Sleep (you can also find ideas there on how I use this kind of research in lessons): Starting school lat…

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What Kids Should Know About Their Own Brains

What Kids Should Know About Their Own Brains | Into the Driver's Seat | Scoop.it

This short article is geared more towards elementary educators but I think the main idea of it is still pertinent to high school educators--that kids should understand how their brains work so that they can understand how they learn. The term we used to throw around in education classes was "metacognition."  Also, I'm a big believer in telling teens about how their brains work in order to make the point that it is dangerous to expose them to various toxic substances.


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