In her first video update, logonliteracy's Pat Hipwell explains why cognitive verbs, also known as key task words, are so important for students to understand and recognise. Pat also outlines a popular activity that can help students with a sweet tooth practice applying different cognitions.
Many of the cognitive verbs students need to master are quite complex concepts. In this video, logonliteracy's Pat Hipwell discusses why and how to ensure students actually understand these key task words.
As external exams become a larger part of the Queensland senior school experience, it is vital teachers prepare students to be able to work out the meaning of an unfamiliar word without consulting a dictionary or a mobile phone.