Monday, 20 March 2017

Evidence suggest that Reciprocal Teaching Works!!

Education Gazette

In today's Education Gazette Educational psychologist and teacher Julia Westera is a passionate advocate for reciprocal teaching (RT)

So Julia, what is reciprocal teaching?
Reciprocal teaching is a package of strategies that increases a student’s ability to access and understand what they are reading, especially challenging text. It can also be used for small-group collaborative investigation. It involves four thinking strategies: clarifying, questioning, summarising, and predicting, as well as thinking about thinking strategies (metacognitive instruction).

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