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Metacognition module 12
thinking About Your Own THinking What is metacognition?
introspection “children’s awareness and understanding of their own thoughts” (Bohlin et al. , 2009, p. 213) younger children both overestimate and underestimate
What it DOES LOOK LIKE: Brief Intro. to Metacognition A teacher who ignores student thinking. http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=uhi. CFd. We. Qf. A What it DOES NOT LOOK LIKE
Metacognition and student Learning
Region of Proximal Learning- based on Vygotsky’s Theory ______ / the area where we should focus our attention when studying; items we can learn but have not yet mastered!
Adolescent Egocentrismdifficulty seeing the difference between your own thoughts and the thoughts of others a. imaginary audience b. personal fable (use the info. on p. 214 and create a 2 -3 sentence scenario to describe each) SUGGESTIONS FOR TEACHERS Piaget and others have suggested that children learn how to take the perspectives of others better through interacting with their peers than with adults. Hence classroom activities that emphasize cooperative learning, peer group discussion, and cross-age teaching are well-suited to introduce instances of cognitive conflict that require better appreciation of the perspective of others. http: //www. education. com/reference/article/egocentrism/
5 stage model http: //commons. trincoll. edu/cliresearch/2013/03/01/jumping-backinto-metacognition-intervention/5 stage-model-of-metacognition-2/
Reciprocal Teaching - “structured conversation” where teachers talk through parts of a text with their students 1. summarize (verbally from students) 2. question (students create questions) 3. clarify (difficult points) 4. predict main ideas/notes from http: //educationportal. com/academy/lesson/reciprocal-teachingstrategies-definition-examples. html#lesson
key terms Pick a number 1 -4 at your table. You cannot choose the same number as someone else!
Ideas for stations Students choose 2 to look into. . . (not including #5) 1. Preparing Good Readers 2. Metacognition and Writing 3. How to Succeed with Note-taking 4. Metacognitive Studying 5. EVERYONE: General Tips and Ideas
good readers http: //www. fortheloveofteaching. net/2011/01/metacognitivestrategies-for-reading. html http: //be. talawanda. net/~croucherk/classroom/page 20/page 9. html http: //www. benchmarkeducation. com/educationalleader/reading/metacognitive-strategies. html INSERT https: //www. ocps. net/cs/services/cs/currareas/read/IR/bestpr actices/GL/INSERT. pdf
good writers http: //www. fortheloveofteaching. net/2011/01/metacognitivestrategies-for-reading. html
note-taking & Studying http: //www. wikihow. com/Take-Meta-Cognitive-Notes http: //faculty. tamucc. edu/jepley 1/note-taking. pdf http: //learninghabits. files. wordpress. com/2012/03/metacognitivenotetaking-explained-revised. pdf http: //howlearningworks. blogspot. com/2012/07/metacognitive-note-taking -for-better. html http: //www. danielwillingham. com/1/post/2013/04/testing-helps-maintainattention-reduce-stress-in-online-learning. html “How to Get the Most Out of Studying” - 5 part video (Part 1(2 nd half), Part 2 (last few minutes))
asking good questions “Metacognitive Questions for Reading in the Content Area” Questions to Promote Metacognitive Thinking during Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening
general tips / ideas http: //imaginationsoup. net/2012/01/teach-kids-to-think-abouttheir-thinking-metacognition/ http: //larryferlazzo. edublogs. org/2011/10/31/an-effective-fiveminute-lesson-on-metacognition/ quick check activity: http: //learnercoachingelt. wordpress. com/ http: //imaginationsoup. net/2012/01/teach-kids-to-think-abouttheir-thinking-metacognition/blogspot. com/2012/09/gettingstarted-with-metacognition. html