Tag: metacognition

About Metacognition

Thinking about One’s Thinking |  Putting Metacognition into Practice   by Nancy Chick Thinking about One’s Thinking Metacognition is, put simply, thinking about one’s thinking.  More precisely, it refers to the processes used to plan, monitor, and assess one’s understanding and performance. Metacognition includes a critical awareness of a) one’s thinking and learning, and b) oneself…

About Learning Styles

  What Are Learning Styles? The term learning styles is widely used to describe how learners gather, sift through, interpret, organize, come to conclusions about, and “store” information for further use.  As spelled out in VARK (one of the most popular learning styles inventories), these styles are often categorized by sensory approaches:  visual, aural, verbal…

Growth Mindset Discussion

Help raise students’ awareness of how they receive new ideas by incorporating the following discussion into an online/hybrid course or face-to-face class. Watch this five minute video on Fixed versus Growth Mindset: https://youtu.be/KUWn_TJTrnU   Think about the quote from Samuel Beckett in this video: “Ever tried, ever failed, no matter. Try again, fail again, fail…