TED Talks~ Birth of a Word TED Talks~ The Linguistic Genius of Babies
Writing to Learn Means Learning to Think TED 406 Teaching Secondary Reading Spring 2011
Generally, writing-to-learn activities are short, impromptu or otherwise informal writing tasks that help students think t...
 
Journals
Learning Logs
Annotation
Analyze the Process
Solve a real problem really well. Solve a problem. Really solve a problem. Solve a real problem well.
Letter Writing
What Counts As Fact?
Analysis of Events Post Hoc <ul><li>what happened </li></ul><ul><li>why it happened </li></ul><ul><li>what it means </li><...
Analysis of Events What If How might the outcome of an actual event differ if one crucial condition were changed?
Analysis of Events What If How might the outcome of an actual event differ if one crucial condition were changed? What If…
Analysis of Events What If How might the outcome of an actual event differ if one crucial condition were changed?
Process Analysis Problem-solving Descriptions Literature review Project Notebook
Others???
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Writing to Learn is Learning to Think

  1. 1. TED Talks~ Birth of a Word TED Talks~ The Linguistic Genius of Babies
  2. 2. Writing to Learn Means Learning to Think TED 406 Teaching Secondary Reading Spring 2011
  3. 3. Generally, writing-to-learn activities are short, impromptu or otherwise informal writing tasks that help students think through key concepts or ideas presented in a course.
  4. 5. Journals
  5. 6. Learning Logs
  6. 7. Annotation
  7. 8. Analyze the Process
  8. 9. Solve a real problem really well. Solve a problem. Really solve a problem. Solve a real problem well.
  9. 10. Letter Writing
  10. 11. What Counts As Fact?
  11. 12. Analysis of Events Post Hoc <ul><li>what happened </li></ul><ul><li>why it happened </li></ul><ul><li>what it means </li></ul>
  12. 13. Analysis of Events What If How might the outcome of an actual event differ if one crucial condition were changed?
  13. 14. Analysis of Events What If How might the outcome of an actual event differ if one crucial condition were changed? What If…
  14. 15. Analysis of Events What If How might the outcome of an actual event differ if one crucial condition were changed?
  15. 16. Process Analysis Problem-solving Descriptions Literature review Project Notebook
  16. 17. Others???
  17. 18. Providing more than 180,000 teachers and 19 million students with compelling educational videos, current events lessons, games and contests.

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