Latest Metacognition Stories

2010-02-23 14:00:00

LONGMONT, Colo., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sopris, a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD), announced today that the company has signed an agreement with Maryanne Wolf, Ed.D.

2009-09-28 00:00:25


2009-09-24 11:02:37

With America's unemployment rate higher than it has been in decades, many people find themselves looking for jobs. The process can be tiring and, in such a competitive climate, receiving that final job offer is challenging. In a new study, researchers at the University of Missouri focus on what job seekers need to get ahead of the competition. The Mizzou scientists found that certain planning activities and positive emotions have a large impact on success in finding a job.

2009-09-14 15:21:53

Some animals may be able to reflect upon their states of mind.

2009-01-19 12:00:07

The emergency water landing of a US Airways jetliner may shake up traditional notions about older workers and the value of experience, a U.S.

2008-10-14 09:00:34

MASON CITY, Iowa, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Performance Learning Systems, Inc. (PLS(R)) has partnered with colleges and universities around the country for almost 40 years to promote excellence in education.

2008-07-17 18:00:42

By Moira Sharkey PUPILS at two city primaries are now officially among Wales' best thinkers. Rhydypenau Primary and Christ the King Catholic Primary in Cardiff are the first schools in Wales to officially become Thinking Schools.

2008-04-02 03:00:47

By Dogru-Atay, Pinar Tekkaya, Ceren ABSTRACT. The authors investigated the comparative effect of the learning cycle and expository instruction on 8th-grade students' achievement in genetics. They adopted the nonequivalent control group design as a type of quasiexperimental design.

2008-02-15 03:00:00

By Baker, William P Barstack, Renee; Clark, Diane; Hull, Elizabeth; Goodman, Ben; Kook, Judy; Kraft, Kaatje; Ramakrishna, Pushpa; Roberts, Elisabeth; Shaw, Jerome; Weaver, David; Lang, Michael Abstract: Student writing skills are an important concern for every teacher.

2008-01-13 03:00:20

By Rachal, K Chris Daigle, Sherri; Rachal, Windy S As teachers of higher education, we expect students to enter college with some understanding of what it means to be an effective learner and the ability to apply effective learning strategies.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.