Using Self-Talk to Teach Metacognition

We model a lot of self-talk in literacy through think-alouds when teaching students how to read or write, but have we considered the value of self-talk across the curriculum? Self-talk refers to the statements we tell ourselves or the questions we ask ourselves in any given situation. Self-talk is a critical part of our thinking …

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Teacher Feature: Becky Versteeg Makes the Top 100 Classroom Blogs & Websites on the Web

AMDSB's Becky Versteeg was recognized for her work being named to Feedspot's Top 100 Classroom Blogs and Websites for Classroom Activities. Becky Versteeg joins 99 innovative and influential educators around the world like Cathy Cassidy, Edudemic, We Are Teachers, and Vicki Davis (a.k.a Cool Cat Teacher).   CONGRATULATIONS @iAMbecky_ann The Best Classroom blogs were chosen from thousands …

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September #AMDSBKidsChat: Growth Mindset

Welcome to another exciting year with #AMDSBKidsChat!  If you are joining us again, we are thrilled to have you back! If you are new to #AMDSBKidsChat (Twitter in the classroom), let me tell you a little bit about our chat! #AMDSBKidsChat is a Twitter chat for K-8 students in the Avon Maitland District School Board. #AMDSBKidsChat …

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