Breaking Through

Derek Cabrera -There’s a lot of talk recently about the 21st century skills or 21st century thinking. What do we need to know in the 21st century? It strikes me that we may be a bit behind schedule — given that we’re in the 21st century right now and that those kinds of skills take tremendous amount of time generationally to develop. So

Metacognition

Metacognition

 Derek Cabrera – When I first started working, teaching in the Ivy League, I had very high expectations. These are the kids that are the cream of the crop of our educational system. They get the highest GPAs, the highest SATs, the most AP courses – these are the smart kids. Right? So I was very excited to work with them. I