Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving

By Donna Wilson, Ph.D., co-authored by Marcus Conyers
January 30, 2015

This short article discusses the benefits of teaching metacognition explicitly in the classroom. The author suggests several tips to help students become more metacognitive including, providing metaphors that students can relate to, looking for opportunities to discuss metacognition across subjects, providing opportunities to chose learning topics, and modeling thinking strategies aloud while teaching.

Source Organization: Edutopia

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