They can do this using their own language and then find similar connections that exist using the English language.
In the 1980s, the focus was on content knowledge and mastery learning.
Writing allows students to make meaning of what they are learning.
“Teachers who promote reflective classrooms ensure that students are fully engaged in the process of making meaning.
They organize instruction so that students are the producers, not just the consumers, of knowledge” (Costa & Kallick, 2008).
Formative Assessment is a method of measuring student understanding.
What essential questions will be explored at your school this year?
A “Quick Write” is a strategy to support reflection, critical thinking, and application.
This article was co-authored by Paul Chernyak, LPC.
Paul Chernyak is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Chicago.