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Teaching Tips

Three steps to save a dying lesson

We’ve all been there. You poured your heart into your lesson plan, but the clever activities you thought would thrill fell flat. Where you’d anticipated squeals of delighted discovery, you see blank — maybe even embarrassed? […]

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Teaching Tips

Helping learners think about thinking

Metacognition, writes Jennifer Eidum Zinchuk, “is often conflated with reflection, or the conscious exploration of past experiences.” In this article for the (U.S.) National Council of Teachers of English, Zinchuck, a composition professor, explains how […]