IDEA Paper #63 by Barbara J. Milils from the University of Texas at San Antonio
Metacognition is, at its simplest, the process of thinking about thinking. However, this process goes much deeper than this as we consider factors such as planning (and pre/post planning) efforts that go into allowing students to understand their thinking.
A number of strategies are posed for allowing students the chance at greater metacognition:
Implementing activities to promote metacognition
Quizzes and examinations to promote metacognition
Essay Tests, analysis of test results
Activities during a lesson
These strategies represent only a few of the many ways to promote metacognition within the classroom.
Additional Resources and Strategies for using metacognition:
Peter DeStaebler from HAD joins us to talk about his 2021 CTL Fellows project, ReThinking the HAD Survey. Please register in advance for this meeting: https://pratt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAkdu2grz0uGt1fWYqduCKd_tPryJ68wU5x
Thursday, October 14, join the CEI for a Pratt Community Dialogue: What Is Critical Race Theory? from 12:00 to 1:00 PM ET to discuss how recent controversies around the topic impact the educational landscape.For any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 14, join a Pratt Community Dialogue: What Is Critical Race Theory? 12:00 to 1:00 PM. Sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Center for Equity & Inclusion, Communications & Marketing, and the Accessibility Advisory Committee. email@example.com