Skip to toolbar

Metacognitive strategies

Metacognitive strategies teach students to think about their own thinking

Home » HITS » Metacognitive strategies

Key elements of Metacognitive strategies
  • Teaching problem solving
  • Teaching study skills
  • Promotes self-questioning
  • Classroom discussion is an essential feature
  • Uses concept mapping

Effective educators use metacognitive strategies to help learners develop awareness of their own learning, to self-regulate, and to drive and sustain their motivation to learn.

What is the best thing to do now?

A deeper level of understanding in numeracy can support the learner now and into the future.

Educators support numeracy learners by providing them with access to tools, strategies and processes that enable them to represent, demonstrate and communicate their learning.

Learners are encouraged to make choices, to be curious and to explain their thinking throughout the learning experience as they become increasingly accountable for their learning.

Explore by developmental stage