‘Stations’

Video

An Instructional Strategy that gets students out of their seats and engaged in their learning.

 

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Educational Games Databases

Here is a link to various links to: “educational games databases”. Great teaching tools!

Link:

http://www.gamesforchangechicago.com/content/list-serious-games-databases

I hope they are useful in your classroom environments.

There are Universities’ games, science, health research, math, a directory, history, Ed and misc.

 

METACOGNITION

Here are some resources that have been posted in this forum around the topic of metacognition:

Darling-Hammond, L., Austin, K., Cheung, M., & Martin, D. (No date). Session 9: Thinking About Thinking: Metacognition. In The Learning Classroom, retrieved from: http://www.learner.org/courseslearningclassroom/support/09_metacog.pdf

Downing, K., Kwong, T., Chan, S. W., Lam, T. F., & Downing, W. K. (2009). Problem-based learning and the development of metacognition. Higher Education 57, 609-621. (attached)

Itesl.org. (No date). Retrieved from: http://ww2.itesl.org/Techniques/Halvorsen-CriticalThinking.html

Thinking About Thinking. (No date). In Literacy Gains Transforming Instructional Practice Supports – Grade 9 Applied English, retrieved from http://www.edugains.ca/resourcesLIT/LiteracyinSpecialSubjects/LanguageEnglish/G9_meta1.pdf

 

Positive Learning Environments and the Adult Learner

The following are articles regarding Learning Environments:

https://www.learningandteachinginfo/learning/index.html

http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-teaching-strategies/tips-for-teaching-adults

http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/nqf.docs/units/doc/7115.doc

http://brighthub.com/education/omline-learning/articles/41064.aspx