Helping Students Discover How They Learn
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Webinar Date: Mar 17, 2010
Presenter: Kelli Pollack
Helping children to understand how they learn is as important, if not more important, than the content they are learning. In this webinar, we will explore ways to incorporate “learning about learning” into lessons we are already teaching and also discuss developing lessons designed specifically to help children understand their own learning. How do we decide on what parts of learning to focus on? What are the essential components of these lessons? What kinds of questions can we pose to help children reflect on their own learning practices? We will explore these issues and more in an effort to incorporate metacognition into our daily lives with students.
Kelli Pollock has been a national facilitator of Schools Attuned since 1997 and has developed and implemented curriculum for the Schools Attuned course and various other workshops on neuro-development. She received her Masters in Special Education from Bank Street College of Education and taught for four years at The Churchill School in New York City. Kelli served as a Middle School inclusion teacher prior to moving into mainstream classrooms, where she taught from third through sixth grades. She was an adjunct professor at Bank Street, teaching “Social Studies as the Core of the Integrated Curriculum for Students with Special Needs” and has been a private tutor for students with learning disabilities. Kelli is currently a field facilitator for Schools Attuned in New York City.