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Harnessing the Power of Self-Explanation for Deeper Learning

Author(s): Garner, Bradley, & Devers, Christopher

Citation: Garner, Bradley, & Devers, Christopher.Harnessing the Power of Self-Explanation for Deeper Learning. (2019). 18(2)



Self-explanation is a strategy for increasing learning by encouraging students to monitor their evolving understanding of material. This issue of The Toolbox offers several methods for incorporating self-explanation into the classroom.


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