Hartismere School

Est. 1451. An outstanding coeducational secondary school & sixth form college and England's first academy

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  • Metacognition helps students to become independent learners
  • Metacognitive practices help learners to monitor their own progress and take control of their learning as they read, write and solve problems in the classroom.
  • Metacognition has a positive impact on learning
  • Metacognition makes a unique contribution to learning over and above the influence of intellectual ability. Learners who use metacognitive strategies are likely to be able to achieve more. Research shows that improving a learner’s metacognitive practices may compensate for any cognitive limitations they have.

More detail from Cambridge International Examinations Teaching and Learning Team