metacognition Recommendation

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How can I help students become more expert learners? Metacognitive strategies for the classroom

June 20, 2017 by Stephanie Chasteen, University of Colorado Boulder

Students may approach coursework from a mechanistic stance: If the instructor gives me information, I will memorize it, and get a good grade. This approach to learning doesn't lend itself well to an active classroom, which requires students to wrestle with difficult ideas in order to lead to deeper conceptual learning.

active learning,  metacognition,  mastery,  productive engagement,  student buy-in