Tag: thinking

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…

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…