High Performance Learning
What is Linking?
Is the ability to use connections from past experiences to solve problems faced. Students can use this skill to see big picture concepts and make generalizations.
Why is it important?
10 Strategies for the Classroom
Look for patterns
Can we see the big picture?
Make the most of others
What else can we see?
Generalisation: Our students show the ability to see how what is happening in this instance could be extrapolated to other similar situations.
Generalisation: Our students show the ability to see how what is happening in this instance could be extrapolated to other similar situations. Connection finding: Our students show the ability to use connections from past experiences to seek possible generalisations. Big picture thinking: Our students show the ability to work with big ideas and holistic concepts Abstraction: Our students show the ability to move from concrete to abstract very quickly. Imagination: Our students show the ability to represent a problem and its categorisation in relation to more extensive and interconnected prior knowledge Seeing alternative perspectives: Our students show the ability to take on the views of others and deal with complexity and ambiguity
SRS + HPL
10 Metacognitive Strategies
Ask your students questions that encouragethemto reflect on their own learning processes and strategies. If they are working with others askthem to reflect on the role they play when problem solving in teams.
Emphasize the importance of personal reflection during and after learning experiences. Encourage learners to critically analyse their own assumptions and how thismay have influenced their learning.
Teach strategies directly
Role model and coach
Solve problems with a team
Teach it to others
Provide opportunities for making errors
Generalisation Would this always be the case? Connection finding Can you think of another example of when this happened? Does it always happen? Can you remember a time before when we did something like this? What was it? Big picture thinking Why do you think it is important to know about? Do you know why xox? leg the sky is blue or how novelists write books etc) Abstraction Can you give me a formula for that? Imagination Can you give me some ideas of what that might look like? Seeing alternative perspectives Why do you think they think that and we think this?
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