Episode 38: Check Out PBL and Metacognition for Learning

John (@jfcatto) looks at the difference between good PBL and sending kids off to look stuff up on the internet. Pete (@mr_van_w) how teaching metacognition can help students learn and then goes on an unrelated rant.

 

John: Why every teacher should look into PBL – Alice Leung (@aliceleung)

https://aliceleung.net/2017/01/26/why-every-teacher-should-look-into-project-based-learning/amp/

 

Pete: The Role of Metacognition in Learning and Achievement – Chris Fadel and others

https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/08/10/the-role-of-metacognition-in-learning-and-achievement/

 

Also if You’re Keen: Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians

http://www.curriculum.edu.au/verve/_resources/National_Declaration_on_the_Educational_Goals_for_Young_Australians.pdf

 

Listen to the episode on iTunes or wherever you get podcasts from or here:  http://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/show/teacherstalkingteaching/id/5903123 

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