Metacognitive Skills: Supporting Students, Including Those with Special Learning Needs, in Developing and Using Higher Order Thinking Skills in School, Work, and Everyday Life
Subject Area: Learning Difficulties
Program Level: Conference 2019 Materials
Material Type: Other
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Abstract: In this session participants will learn about metacognitive skills. They will also recognize their importance in educational environments, careers, and daily life. They will understand how developing these skills will support all students, including those with special learning needs. The terms metacognition and metacognitive skills will be discussed as well as the importance of teaching students to develop those skills. Through activities, some techniques and strategies will be shared. In general participants will learn how metacognitive skills support students in all facets of their lives.