Thinking for Themselves: Developing Strategies for Reflective Learning

Thinking for Themselves: Developing Strategies for Reflective Learning

by Heinemann, Lesley Wing Jan

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Overview

Thinking for Themselves: Developing Strategies for Reflective Learning by Heinemann, Lesley Wing Jan

By encouraging children to think about their learning and to become aware of and control their thinking processes, teachers can help children to become active, responsible learners-learners who can make their own decisions, choose appropriate strategies, assess their own work, and set their own goals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780435088057
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 09/20/1993
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 7.35(w) x 10.31(h) x 1.14(d)

About the Author

Lesley Wing Jan is an experienced teacher and currently teaches at Eltham East Primary School, Victoria, Australia. She has a particular interest in literacy and language development.

Jeni Wilson lectures at the University of Melbourne's Institute of Education in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning. She has a special interest in children's thinking and in assessment.

Table of Contents

I. Thinking About Organization

1. Teachers and reflection

Developing independent learners

Program Planning

Strategies To Develop Reflective and Metacognitive Thinking

4. Negotiated learning

Guiding questions to guide questions

Learning logs

Concept mapping

Involving students in assessment

Ingredients for success

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