Tag Archives: metacognition

Mobilising the Evidence

One of the most important roles for Research Schools such as us, is to support teachers and leaders who work in schools and colleges to mobilise the research evidence that is out there, so that it can make a positive … Continue reading

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Using student checklists to support metacognition

This week’s teaching forum was with science teacher Becky Owen.  Becky has been reflecting on how she and other members of the science team have been using content checklists with students with, a view to: Improving student awareness of their … Continue reading

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Teaching Talk – Ben Crockett on metacognition

In this episode of #TeachingTalk, Ben Crockett talks about how he has been developing the idea of metacognition by getting his students to think about their thinking, through modelling his own thinking when approaching exam questions. TT3 Ben Crockett – Metacognition from … Continue reading

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Boxing up

Tonight’s 15 minute forum was led by maths teacher Natasha Bedford.  Natasha described that moment we have all experienced, when marking a set of exam papers and it becomes clear that students just haven’t got a particular question – the ‘face … Continue reading

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Developing Metacognition Through Exam Practice

  The 15 minute forum tonight was led by geography teacher Ben Crockett.  A few weeks ago, the ‘Blog of the week’ was this great one on metacognition by John Tomsett.  This resonated with Ben, who then wanted to look … Continue reading

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