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Learning is about making connections

K. Patricia Cross

Learning is about making connections

by K. Patricia Cross

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Published by League for Innovation in the Community College, Educational Testing Service in Mission Viejo, Calif, [Princeton, N.J.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community colleges -- United States,
  • Brain stimulation,
  • Cognitive learning,
  • Team learning approach in education,
  • Experiential learning

  • Edition Notes

    StatementK. Patricia Cross.
    SeriesThe Cross papers -- no. 3
    ContributionsLeague for Innovation in the Community College (U.S.), Educational Testing Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14411339M
    OCLC/WorldCa41866617

    Check out 'Into the Book,' an elementary reading comprehension resource with student and teacher resources. A strong personal connection increases reading comprehension by strengthening the pathways in the brain to help remember the material. Text-to-text connections, sometimes referred to as book-to-book, occur when something in the text reminds .

    The Life Skill of Making Connections is central to learning. The ability to make connections underlies the ability to see that symbols—such as numbers, letters and words—stand for real objects (symbolic representation). Making Connection involves executive function skills, including drawing on what you know (working memory) figuring out. Making connections Readers relate what they read to personal experiences (text-to-self), to information from other text (text-to-text), and to information about the world (text-to-world) in order to enhance understanding of self, text, and life (Into the Book, ).

      For me, the best part about reading books was being able to relate to the characters—and it still is to this day! When my parent or teacher made a direct connection between the book and my own life, the conflicts in the stories became real to me. I felt deeper empathy for the characters and imagined what I might do in similar circumstances.   As the authors of How Learning Works argue, "One important way experts’ and novices’ knowledge organizations differ is the number or density of connections among the concepts, facts, and.


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Making Connections Level 3 Student's Book by Kenneth J. Pakenham,Jo McEntire,Jessica Williams Book Resume: This title introduces first-time readers of academic text to basic reading strategies such as finding paragraph topics, finding supporting details and learning to.

Later, kids begin to make connections between books they’ve read. Eventually they’ll be making connections to the world. This opens the door to some big concepts and understandings. It’s exciting stuff. Modeling the strategy. I knew right away what book I would use to teach my son how to make personal connections.

Math-Making connections could be adapted in a math lesson by having the students connect what they are learning in math to real life times, students may think that math is a waste of time because they will never use it in the real world. If students are learning about money, give them real life problems that they can relate to.

Their neural circuitry for this connection-making process is still developing. It is, therefore, important that teachers encourage and help students to make connections with their prior knowledge.

This helps make the new knowledge meaningful and memorable. Boars and Baseball: Making Connections. In this lesson, students will make text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections after reading In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson. After sharing and discussing connections, students choose and plan a project that makes a personal connection to the text.

- Explore Sarah Emmons's board "making connections activities" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Making connections, Text to self, Text to text connections pins. Of course we want our students to be able to make connections no matter what they are reading, but when they are first learning, it helps to pre-select texts that you know will support students best in making connections.

Consider making a special book bin in your classroom with the following titles for students to choose from. How do we gently urge them into making connections so that they become stronger readers. Simple. Whether they like the book or not isn't relevant. You can initiate the connection conversation any time you'd like, any day of the week.

Consider using the following phrases to help your kids make text-to-self connections with what they read. - Explore Andrea Leach's board "teaching:: making connections", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Making connections, Text to text connections, Teaching reading pins.

"Making Connections" was first published by educators Renate and Geoffrey Caine to begin establishing a link between the neurosciences and education. The Caines were interested in "the brain's rules for meaningful learning Reviews:   Making connections.

In “Mind in the Making: The seven essential life skills every child needs,” author Ellen Galinsky explains that making connections actually involves developing an understanding of how things are connected, including: Similarities.

Children naturally learn to sort and categorize objects. Making social connections between the various players at institutions of higher education may be an innovative strategy used in the near future.

The last category is that of experiential connections, or making connections between experience and by: Making Connections Learning Objectives: Students will use a basic reading strategy of making connections with the literature they are reading to help them better understand the text.

Standards/Benchmarks: ELRE Make connections to text, within text, and among texts across the subject areas. Materials/Resources: The Bully by Anne Schraff. When students are able to make connections with a book they find more meaning to the story.

They are able to better connect with the characters and the plot and really understand what is happening. While we must reel our young learners in (sometimes they get off track while making connections) I still believe this concept is very important for.

The Making Connections strategy will help teachers assess how students use prior knowledge to understand text. In terms of informal assessment, teachers can use the organizers to gain insights into students’ connections as they are reading.

From my experience as a student (waaaay back in the day), a teacher, and a dad, I believe strongly that making connections with kids is the foundation upon which all learning is laid. My data in this area has been purely anecdotal and qualitative, not to mention that my parental sample size of exactly two is relatively small.

The growing interest in inquiry-based learning and STEM approaches to an integrated curriculum is one way that content and outcomes are being meshed together, making connections across science, technology and mathematics outcomes.

The more you delve into the science and technology syllabus, the more mathematics you see. Making Connections® is a direct, systematic, and highly interactive comprehension program that teaches students strategies to build their program employs a scaffolded instructional plan that supports students by modeling, guiding, and.

Making Connections (RI, RI, RI, RI)-Key skills to hit- connections within historical events, scientific ideas, or technical processes All the books linked in this blog post are to affiliate Amazon links.

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Learning is about making connections. [K Patricia Cross; League for Innovation in the Community College (U.S.); Educational Testing Service.]. As the authors of How Learning Works argue, “One important way experts’ and novices’ knowledge organizations differ is the number or density of connections .Making Connections: 53 pages - help your students become smart readers by making connections through this pack.

This covers Text to Text, Text to Self, and Text to World connections. Activities, worksheets, chart, task cards and a whole lot more were included to help them practice this skill. Facebook Twitter Pinterest I love that learning is all about making connections in your brain.

The brain is so intricate, so detailed and so unimaginably complex that understanding how it works can be pretty fascinating. When we learn something new, our brain usually would make a connection between things we previously have known. Reading .