This is such a cool and simple tool referred to as the "Visible Thinking Prompt Picker." Folded together this tangible tool encourages critical thinking (literacy) and moral literacy, but also other 21st century big skills, such as creativity. The colourful resource can be given to each student to aid them in prompts while addressing 21st century teaching goals.
To support Carol Dweck's Growth Mindset, employ the concept of The Learning Pit into the classroom. The challenge concept is set. Through investigation some students begin to emerge out of the pit. They work to help others out of the pit, re-questioning their own knowledge at the same time. https://vimeo.com/128462566
You should SEE EVIDENCE of your students' learning EVERYDAY. Exit Slips are an excellent way to ensure that your students are reflecting on their learning as well as a way to keep tabs on their progress.
www.innerdrive.co.uk Metacognition is the ability to critically analyse how you think, or, in simple terms, having self-awareness and control of your thoughts. It is best described as developing appropriate and helpful thinking strategies at each stage of the task. Often, metacognitive strategies can be divided into 3 stages: planning, monitoring and reviewing. For more information on …