Having a classroom built on trusting relationships that accepted that failure could be a part of learning led all of us to be more vulnerable and to take more risks. And this, in turn, led me to feel more comfortable letting go of more control to add more joy into the classroom.
Honing metacognitive skills empowers students with self-knowledge that they can apply beyond classroom walls. But how can teachers help students gain important but under-appreciated set of skills? What does metacognition in action look like?
I challenge each educator to remind students that they have the autonomy to voice whatever is on their mind because their perspective is valued and needed.
There are two integral questions that teachers often overlook but need to ask themselves as they head into the school year: how do I want my classroom to feel and what steps can I take to create this feeling in my learning space?
Teaching has suddenly shifted, with parents playing a larger role in managing and supporting their child's school day. How can insights from research on the science of learning help us?
Teaching has suddenly shifted — how can insights from research help us?
At the CTTL, we’re focused on using the best of Mind, Brain, and Education Science research to help teachers maximize their effectiveness and guide students toward their greatest potential. Doing…
Guided practice deepens students’ knowledge and helps them understand how they’re learning.
True or False? Typing notes in class is just as effective as handwriting them.