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Using Metacognitive Logs in Science

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Katie Ranftle
March 31, 2014

Using Metacognitive Logs in Science

In this astronomy lesson, a teacher uses a two-column metacognitive reading log to help students organize their questions and observations. Listen to how she evaluates student learning through log entries, pair-share worksheets, and self-reflections. View the related sample material, Reflective Science Reading Logs and Evaluation Rubric.

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