The first intake of Metacognition Month already has 20 participants.

Starting on May Day, the first of May 2011, School of Thinking will be celebrating Metacognition Month.

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22 thoughts on “First Intake: Metacognition Month

  1. Metacognition helps people to perform many cognitive tasks more effectively. Strategies for promoting metacognition include self-questioning (e.g. “What do I already know about this topic? How have I solved problems like this before?”), thinking aloud while performing a task, and making graphic representations (e.g. concept maps, flow charts, semantic webs) of one’s thoughts and knowledge. The physical act of writing plays a large part in the development of metacognitive skills.
    Imagine having active control over the process of thinking! Learning!
    Cognitive processes such as planning, working memory, attention, problem solving, verbal reasoning, inhibition, mental flexibility, multi-tasking, initiation and monitoring of actions can be greatly enhanced using Metacognition.

  2. metacognition teaches us how to think or it is the way we think or the way we look at thinking.