Introduction to metacognition micro-lesson
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This lesson is all about metacognition. And, metacognition is learning about, well, learning. It’s thinking about, you guessed it, thinking. So, I like to focus on the cog part of the word metacognition, and I like to imagine I have cogs going around in my brain when I'm learning something. So why is metacognition important? Well, metacognition is important because when we study metacognition, we become better learners that can make us better at all subjects so maths, history, or maybe something from outside of school as well. A few things you might learn if you study metacognition are the best learning strategies for you, what to do when you get stuck and how to reflect on your learning.
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Which of these topics are you most likely to cover when you study metacognition?1) How to reflect on your learning2) How to skateboard3) How to add fractions4) How to draw a dragon
Why is it important to study metacognition?1) It helps us become better learners.2) It is taught in schools.3) You get to learn about history.4) Our teachers want us to.
What subject/s does studying metacognition make us better at?1) All subjects2) Just maths3) Just history4) Just skateboarding
What is metacognition?1) Learning about learning2) Learning about cogs3) Learning about skateboarding4) Learning about history
What part of the body are we most likely to learn about when we study metacognition?1) The brain2) The heart3) The kidneys4) The liver
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