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I blog on Brain-Based Learning, Metacognition, and Social-Emotional Learning. I am the author of "Crush School: Every Student's Guide To Killing It In The Classroom" which is a book that helps students understand how their brain processes information and learns. In the book, I explain why students can learn anything and give strategies on how to learn effectively.

The Focus Method: Collaborative Reading Synthesis is designed to help a group of students collaborate to synthesize a reading, such as an article or a section of the textbook, and write a summary to gain deep understanding of the subject. The students are asked to read individually first, and then to construct a theory, by brainstorming and deciding on the 3 main points, synthesizing and connecting those 3 points, and summarizing them in the context of the subject. The Collaborative Reading Synthesis worksheet can be a stand-alone learning tool, or a "thought organizer" used to create a final product such as a digital graphic organizer, infographic, blog post, audio, video etc. 

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