Today’s TeachMeet brings a discussion on the principles behind metacognition, its role within the learning process and how we might go about developing it through our teaching. Julie and I will present some ideas, examples and classroom strategies. These are set out in the attached PowerPoint – which also contains some recommended reading at the end. The EEF guidance document has an extensive bibliography if you wish to access the edu-research from which the recommendations come.
1.30pm in the Library Meetings Room.
In addition to the above resources, Chris Foster has provided these two examples of learning tasks that aim to build metacognitive understanding in Chemistry students:
Phillipa Sykes has offered this link to a language teaching blog which discusses a number of possible metacognitive strategies for the MFL classroom: https://gianfrancoconti.wordpress.com/category/metacognition/