Metacognition is part of the fabric of successful learning, but it can prove both complex and subtle.
With understanding and planning, teachers can help pupils better appraise the metacognitive demands of topics and tasks.
Here is the EEF ‘6 Aspects of Metacognition’ model that helps support teacher knowledge and planning so that they can mobilise metacognition in the classroom.
Oliver Caviglioli is a former special school headteacher, who is now an information designer, creating visual clarity around teaching concepts and processes. You can find him at olicav.com and follow him on Twitter at @olicav.
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