Could metacognition be the answer to securing academic progress over time?
Teachers and pupils should take time to reflect and review, according to Simon Camby, Group Education Director for Cognita.
Metacognition is not an instantly easy word to understand – people sometimes glaze over. But in my experience, once it is explained, people “get it”, and “want it”. It is a powerful concept that can make a significant difference to our students.
In this article for Tes, Simon Camby explains more about what metacognition is and how it can be used to maximum effect in the classroom: Pupils and staff alike should learn how they think