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Teaching Students to Drive Their Brains: Metacognitive Strategies, Activities, and Lesson Ideas

Research suggests that metacognition is key to higher student achievement, but studies of classroom practice indicate that few students are taught to use metacognition and the supporting cognitive strategies that make learning easier. You can teach metacognition to your students, so why wouldn’t you? This book shows you how. Metacognition is a tool that helps […]

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Encouraging Metacognition: Supporting Learners through Metacognitive Teaching Strategies (Educational Psychology)

Drawn from a combination of the current metacognitive research and the authors’ extensive educational backgrounds, this book is a compilation of essential metacognitive strategies to challenge students to «learn to think» and to «think to learn.» After first reviewing the concept of metacognition – its dimensions, distinctiveness, and importance as supported by the literature – […]

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