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Jan 18, 2023

I have been struggling to get my head around Metacognition and what it looks like in the classroom.  In this episode I go right back to Flavell's 1979 paper where he outlines his ideas and discuss a variety of examples of metacognition in the classroom.  I hope you find it a useful introduction to metacognition and a spring board to thinkin about what it looks like in your classroom.

Useful links:

Podcast on Cognitive Psychology

EEF Metacognition Guidance Document (2018) 

Reference: Flavell, John H. 1979. “Metacognition and Cognitive Monitoring: A New Area of Cognitive-Developmental Inquiry.” American Psychologist 34 (10): 906–911.