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The Role of Metacognition in Learning and Achievement

The Role of Metacognition in Learning and Achievement | Teacher Prep and Pedagogy | Scoop.it
Learning how to think about thinking can help students develop strategies for solving problems and understand tasks at hand.
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Sharing research results with the world is key to the progress of your discipline and career. But with so many publications, how can you be sure you can trust a particular journal? Follow this check list to make sure you choose trusted journals for your research.
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Pedagogy, Technology, and the Example of Open Educational Resources

When no meaningful relationship exists between an educational technology and pedagogy, the tool itself loses value. Open educational resources provide a relevant example of how pedagogy can point toward a richer way to integrate technology into our courses and our teaching philosophies.
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World Literacy Rates by Country | Biblioburro | POV | PBS

World Literacy Rates by Country | Biblioburro | POV | PBS | Teacher Prep and Pedagogy | Scoop.it
Check out an interactive map of world literacy rates. After discovering some surprising statistics, learn how you can help by donating books or supporting literacy campaigns in your community.
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Teaching Adolescents to Become Learners: The Role of Noncognitive Factors in Shaping School Performance | UChicago Consortium on School Research | The University of Chicago

This UChicago CCSR report summarizes the research on five categories of noncognitive factors that are related to academic performance, and proposes a framework for thinking about what the relationship is between noncognitive factors and classroom/school context, as well as the larger socio-cultural context.
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Mindset Kit - Resources for growth and learning mindsets

Mindset Kit - Resources for growth and learning mindsets | Teacher Prep and Pedagogy | Scoop.it
A free resource for educators and parents who want to foster learning mindsets such as growth mindset. Follow lessons and practices from experts and members of our community.
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Mind, Brain, and Education

Advances in biology and neuroscience are showing us how a child’s brain and cognitive development are shaped by his or her learning experiences and environment. Instead of debating nature versus nurture, we now know that “nature” — our DNA and RNA — is much more fluid and complex than we ever imagined. Learning, in turn, affects the brain and its capacities. In the Mind, Brain, and Education (MBE) Program, you will learn how the latest findings in biology and cognitive science bear on fundamental questions of education, such as how people learn and what can we do to improve learning.
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Teaching a Class With Big Ability Differences

Teaching a Class With Big Ability Differences | Teacher Prep and Pedagogy | Scoop.it
Techniques for meeting the needs of students with diverse abilities and interests.
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Universal Design for Learning: Meeting the Needs of All Students | Reading Rockets

Universal Design for Learning: Meeting the Needs of All Students | Reading Rockets | Teacher Prep and Pedagogy | Scoop.it
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) provides the opportunity for all students to access, participate in, and progress in the general-education curriculum by reducing barriers to instruction. Learn more about how UDL offers options for how information is presented, how students respond or demonstrate their knowledge and skills, and how students are engaged in learning.
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6 Questions Students Can Use To Guide Their Inquiry-Based Learning -

6 Questions Students Can Use To Guide Their Inquiry-Based Learning - | Teacher Prep and Pedagogy | Scoop.it
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10+ Tips for Using Brain-Based Methods to Redesign Your Classroom - EdSurge News

10+ Tips for Using Brain-Based Methods to Redesign Your Classroom - EdSurge News | Teacher Prep and Pedagogy | Scoop.it

“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.” - An
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BC Open Textbook Accessibility Toolkit | Open Textbook

The Accessibility Toolkit is a collaboration between BCcampus and CAPER-BC. The goal of the Accessibility Toolkit is to provide the resources needed so that each content creator, instructional designer, educational technologist, librarian, administrator, teaching assistant, etc. has the opportunity to create a truly open and accessible textbook. An open textbook that is free and accessible for all students.The Accessibility Toolkit has also been translated into French. http://opentextbc.ca/troussedoutildaccessibilite
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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Explore this resource site—a collection of all EDUCAUSE resources related to open educational resources (OER) in higher education.
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Cognitive science evidence • Evidence Based Teachers Network

Cognitive science evidence • Evidence Based Teachers Network | Teacher Prep and Pedagogy | Scoop.it
We’ve used findings from cognitive science, because it helps us to understand why particular strategies work in the classroom. Want to know more? Read on!
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Student Agency Improvement Community | Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Student Agency Improvement Community | Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching | Teacher Prep and Pedagogy | Scoop.it
The Student Agency Improvement Community (SAIC) is a networked improvement community dedicated to equipping students to persist in the face of rigorous learning challenges. SAIC
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Evidence based teaching strategies

Evidence based teaching strategies | Teacher Prep and Pedagogy | Scoop.it
Nice article from the Society for Teaching of Psychology: Four simple strategies from cognitive psychology for the classroom Scientists focusing on educational research questions have a great deal of information that can be utilized in the classroom. In this article, we describe the science behind four evidence-based teaching strategies: (1) providing visual examples, (2) teaching…
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