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Melanie E Smith's Blog – November 2009 Archive (1)

Helping First Graders with Metacognition

An important part of Assessment For Learning is helping students know "what they know" and "what they don't." For younger students (K-1), this is certainly a challenge. What follows is a nugget worth sharing from The Daily Five by Joan Moser and Gail Boushey...

As teachers are modeling a particular procedure or strategy, or after students have practiced a technique, teachers ask the students to gauge their understanding or performance in the following way: "Hold your fist close to… Continue

Added by Melanie E Smith on November 18, 2009 at 2:16pm — 3 Comments

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