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Fostering Thoughtful Self-Direction in Students.

  title={Fostering Thoughtful Self-Direction in Students.},
  author={John F. Barell},
  journal={Educational Leadership},
M ary Jane asked her high school humanities students to reflect upon their thinking processes after they had taken a test She posed these questions: How did you plan and prepare to take the test? What kinds of questions were you asking yourself while taking the test? What grade did you get, and were you satisfied? Students responded to the first question by saying they "read over all my notes ... memorized everything I could ... summarized what I knew." To the second question, they had few… 
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