ERIC Number: EJ774508
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-May
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What Is Metacognition?
Martinez, Michael E.
Phi Delta Kappan, v87 n9 p696-699 May 2006
Teachers intuitively recognize the importance of metacognition but may not be aware of its many dimensions. Mr. Martinez explores the varieties of metacognitive skills and then offers suggestions for cultivating them in learners of all ages. (Contains 4 endnotes.)
Descriptors: Metacognition, Thinking Skills, Comprehension, Cognitive Processes, Memory, Problem Solving, Critical Thinking
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