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John Flavell - Metacognition Theory

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Laura Koch

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photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli Metacognitive Strategies help Deficits in the Cognitive Process. THINK ALOUD Teacher Modeling MNEMONIC DEVICES Memory Strategies Graphic Organizers CHECKLISTS students need to go back and review their work
first recognize mistakes, then correct their own mistakes GOAL:
SELF-REGULATED LEARNERS Instruction designed to target cognitive deficits is is complex.

Strategies must be used consistently through the use of direct and explicit instruction References
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Metacognition Theory American developmental psychologist Metacognition: the ability of one to manage and monitor the input, storage, search and retrieval of the contents of thier own memory (Flavell, 1971).

Thinking about your thinking. teacher models their own thinking process out loud
explicitly explains to student the thinking involved in each step of a process helps students with "coding..., consolidation, storage and retrieval (Berninger & Richards, 2002)" helps students tackle reading comprehension tasks
establish relationships with in the content
chunks and organizers information to be encoded
helps with recall Self-Regulated Learning Conclusion
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