The Role of Metacognition in Learning and Achievement

Good morning, Today we are talking about metacognition and why it’s important for our children. What is metacognition? “Metacognition, simply put, is the process of thinking about thinking. It is important in every aspect of school and life, since it involves self-reflection on one’s current position, future goals, potential actions and strategies, and results. At…

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The Best Schools In The World Do This. Why Don’t We?

Good morning, Today we are sharing an article from npr.org entitled ‘The Best Schools In The World Do This. Why Don’t We?’  This article reveals three of the biggest takeaways from a report which studied some of the world’s top-performing school systems, including those in Finland, Hong Kong, Japan, Ontario, Poland, Shanghai, Singapore and Taiwan.…

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6 Tips to Fight Distractions and Get Homework Done

Good afternoon, Staying within the realm of last week’s blog post today we are sharing an article from http://www.additudemag.com/ entitled ‘6 Tips to Fight Distractions and Get Homework Done. From fidgeting to shifting between different tasks, six techniques to help distracted ADD/ADHD students focus at school and on their homework.’ As you may or may not know,…

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