Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Educational Links 8/11/16

The Role of Metacognition in Learning and Achievement

https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/08/10/the-role-of-metacognition-in-learning-and-achievement/ 

How to Serve Rural Schools: Listen

http://blog.ed.gov/2016/07/serve-rural-schools-listen/ 

Ways 'to Launch a Successful Year With Students'

http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2016/08/response_ways_to_launch_a_successful_year_with_students.html?cmp=SOC-EDIT-FB 

Three Skills to Improve Deep Reading Comprehension

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2016/08/three_skills_to_improve_deep_reading_comprehension.html 

Anne Lamott on the Life-Giving Power of Great Teachers

https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/06/06/anne-lamott-stitches-teachers/?utm_content=buffer1927d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer 

Checklist: Know Your Child’s Strengths 

https://www.understood.org/en/friends-feelings/empowering-your-child/building-on-strengths/checklist-what-are-your-childs-strengths 

Download: Hands-On Activity to Identify Your Child’s Strengths 

https://www.understood.org/en/friends-feelings/empowering-your-child/building-on-strengths/download-hands-on-activity-to-identify-your-childs-strengths?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=understoodorg 


5 Ways To Get Parents Involved in Student Learning Beyond Homework

http://gettingsmart.com/2016/08/5-ways-teachers-can-get-parents-involved-beyond-homework/?utm_campaign=coschedule&utm_source=facebook_page&utm_medium=Getting%20Smart&utm_content=5%20Ways%20Teachers%20Can%20Get%20Parents%20Involved%20Beyond%20Homework 

Research has noted that across the board, schools in the United States have been assigning too much homework to students, especially those in lower grades. Specifically, in a study done by CNN, researchers found that children in the first grade had up to three times the amount of homework recommended by the NEA and the National PTA.

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