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Gettting Millenials to Attend Classes?!?

March 9, 2011 by

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How many times has a student asked you if they need to come to class?  Never, I’m sure…but are you?  Have you ever been asked: “Is attendance a part of the grade?” “Do you post your lectures or create PowerPoint presentations?”  If you’ve heard this then a student has asked you if they need to […]

Helping students learn to learn….no easy feat!

February 22, 2011 by

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Have you ever had two students in your class who comprehend the material on the same level, are active in class discussion but one student does poorly on your exams while the other gets A’s across the board? Metacognition is defined as “knowing about knowing” and is an essential component in successful learning.  Many students […]