Metacognition can refer to a student’s ability to be aware of and reflect upon what they are thinking about as well as how to choose a helpful thought process with which to act upon. Evidence shows that students who use metacognitive thinking strategies improve in a range of subjects, making Metacognition one of the most cost-effective ways to help students improve their learning. This topic will support you in developing these skills in your students, helping them improve their academic performance and strategic thinking.  

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