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Discover how metacognition can make the difference between a student’s success and failure and how you can teach it to preK–12 students. Metacognition is a tool that helps students unlock their brain’s amazing power and take control of their learning. Authors Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers share a practical way to teach students how to drive their brains by
The authors present useful metaphors, learning strategies, and instructional tips that you can use to teach your students to be the boss of their brains. Sample lessons show these ideas in classroom settings; sections on professional practice help you incorporate these tools so that you are teaching for metacognition as well as with metacognition.
BOOK: (ASCD book, 2016) 6" x 9", 134 pages
E-BOOK: (ASCD E-Book, 2016) PDF e-book accompanied by bonus MOBI and EPUB files for use on e-book readers like the Kindle and the Nook. See the e-book FAQ link for information about device compatibility.
Mastering the basic facts for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division is an essential goal for all students. Most educators also agree that success at higher levels of math hinges on this fundamental skill. But what’s the best way to get there? Are flash cards, drills, and timed tests the answer? If so, then why do students go into the upper elementary grades (and beyond) still counting on their fingers or experiencing math anxiety? What does research say about teaching basic math facts so they will stick? In Math Fact Fluency, experts Jennifer Bay-Williams and Gina Kling provide the answers to these questions—and so much more. This book offers everything a teacher needs to teach, assess, and communicate with parents about basic math fact instruction