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Making Metacognition Real

Making Metacognition Real

by Herb Coleman At the Lilly Conference held in Austin this past January, I attended an interesting session on metacognition and guided reading delivered by Julie Wulfemeyer of Minnesota State University, Mankato. Metacognition (thinking about thinking) is one of the...
Follow the String: Using System Thinking

Follow the String: Using System Thinking

by – Barbara Audet As someone who has taught in multiple disciplines—journalism, mass communications, and student development, it is too easy to create that silo in your head that seeks to separate skills and learning by those subject areas. During my time at...
Enlightened at Lilly

Enlightened at Lilly

by – Edward Blanchard In the world of conferences, food and location are often significant considerations in the minds of participants. Since I live in Austin these thoughts were not uppermost in my priorities for this year’s Lilly Conference. I rather...
Guiding Students to Engage

Guiding Students to Engage

by Nancy Johnson The greatest moments in teaching are witnessing student’s learning in action. To be able to step back and watch the learning process unfold while students engage in analyzing, discussing, and sharing their learning on the content and topics of the...