This page showcases articles, resources and research published from the UKEdChat community about Metacognition.

Metacognition – Learning to Learn

Starting understanding about benefits of metacognition. Article by Sarah Wordlaw.

Book: Using Cognitive Science in the Classroom by @DrKellyR via @CriticalPub

Book review – Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers.

Self-awareness is essential for educator effectiveness

Recognising where our own personal beliefs come from, and how that impacts us as individual educators.

Teachers matter for metacognition

Facilitating metacognition in the primary school through teacher-pupil interactions

Metacognition Training Strategy – Online programme now available

Our new and exclusive programme offering over 65+ classroom strategies to develop metacognitive skills.

UKEdMag: Asking the right questions by @griffinmusiced

The most effective teaching pedagogy is one that is metacognitively supportive.

UKEdMag: Developing higher-order thinking skills in your learners, by @rlj1981

By Rachel Jones: (extract) All teachers work in one way or another using taxonomy. Many

UKEd Magazine – Issue 56

This UKEdMagazine edition features articles on Metacognition, learning and mobile games in education.

Book: Connect the Dots by Tricia Taylor via @JohnCattEd

Connect The Dots lays out the research worth knowing and applies that research to ready-to-use teaching tools for real classrooms.

Cognitive Development by @wescogb

Cognitive development is a term used to describe incremental changes which occur as a child’s

Be aware of 5 classroom circumstances that can interfere with metacognitive activity

Metacognitive teaching and learning is an important part of classroom pedagogy, but being aware of circumstances that can interfere is crucial.

Planning for Metacognition

A long term plan for introducing and implementing metacognitive
strategies in your classroom, department or school.

Book: Making every maths lesson count by @MccreaEmma via @CrownHousePub

Making Every Maths Lesson Count is underpinned by six pedagogical principles – challenge, explanation, modelling, practice, feedback and questioning – and presents 52 high-impact strategies designed to streamline teacher workload and ramp up the level of challenge in the maths classroom.

Using metacognition during exams – a guide for teachers and students

Ideas and resources to support students using metacognition skills during their exams.

Metacognition in Education

Session 440: Metacognition is widely accepted as “thinking about thinking”, often inspired by the work

UKEdMag: Continuous Provision beyond Early Years by @ManicSleetTeach

Even to the untrained eye, the differences between an Early Years classroom and other classrooms

Why Metacognition? 12 reasons for educators

Metacognition is not a trendy educational buzzword. In fact, if applied and promoted correctly, metacognition is one of the most powerful pedagogical strategies available within a teacher’s armoury. Colin – @digicoled – explores 12 reasons why educators and schools should explore metacognitive strategies for their pupils.

Book: 10 Mindframes for Visible Learning by John Hattie & Klaus Zierer via @RoutledgeEd

Review compiled by: Colin Hill Supported by: Routledge Education Publishing Since the launch of the original

Solo: Learning Independently

#UKEdChat Session 407 – Thursday 7th June 2018 We are social creatures. In most respects,

Book: Assessment – Evidence-based Teaching for Enquiring Teachers by @CSAtherton Published by @CriticalPub

Chris Atherton explores where assessment sits with feedback, memory, peer learning, curriculum design, metacognition and how effective implementation of strategies has been put into practice.

How to Improve Literacy by @GuruTeaching

Knowing how to improve literacy is crucial if we are to improve the life chances

Book Review: Neuroscience for Teachers by @teacherled_RCTs @EllieJane1980 & @idevonshire

A Promoted UKEdChat Review Gradually, an important and growing evidence of the impact of understanding

Starting at age 6, children spontaneously practise skills to prepare for the future

Deliberate practice is essential for improving a wide range of skills important for everyday life,

Metacognition – #UKEdChat Summary

Metacognition You can read through the archive on the original promotion page by clicking here

Metacognition training boosts gen chem exam scores

It’s a lesson in scholastic humility: You waltz into an exam, confident that you’ve got


#UKEdChat Session 376 – Thursday 19th October 2017 Developing metacognition in schools is seen as

Book: Stretch and Challenge for All by Torsten Payne

Ensuring pupils receive the appropriate challenge within their learning is often an important factor when

Thinking Skills & The Digital Teacher by @Love_DA

There is a commonly held view that teaching Thinking Skills and Technology go hand in

UKEdMag: Schools, be patient by @HDHSenglish

A lot of schools have jumped on buzz words such as metacognition, mindfulness, mindset etc.

Metacognition & the Growth Mindset by Rebecca Tusingham

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