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Seaweed Green Group's project on Metacognition

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  1. 1. Metacognition by the Seaweed Green Group
  2. 2. Seaweed Green Group Members <ul><li>Taskmaster </li></ul><ul><li>Checker </li></ul><ul><li>Gatekeeper </li></ul><ul><li>Praiser </li></ul><ul><li>Tangie </li></ul><ul><li>Rob Steinhilber </li></ul><ul><li>Ryan </li></ul><ul><li>Linda (L2) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Overview <ul><li>What is Metacognition? </li></ul><ul><li>Why is it a valuable tool in effective learning? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the three steps within Metacognition? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some strategies in developing Metacognition? </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is Metacognition? <ul><li>Metacognition is simply thinking about thinking or learning how we learn. It is considered to be a higher level of thinking (Myers & Paris, 1978). </li></ul><ul><li>(More to follow on all information within each slide.) (These are my examples so we can decide exactly where we would like to go with it.) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why is it a valuable tool in learning? <ul><li>Metacognition is the “first step and the key to success in applying appropriate strategies effectively” </li></ul>
  6. 6. What are the three steps in Metacognition? <ul><li>Start with an awareness of what you know and do not know. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify strategies that help you learn more effectively. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on how effective those strategies are and refine them. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What are some strategies to develop Metacognition <ul><li>Motivation- </li></ul><ul><li>Acquisition- </li></ul><ul><li>Retention- </li></ul><ul><li>Performance- </li></ul>
  8. 8. Questions? <ul><li>(We can either place our questions to them here, or ask for specific questions for clarification) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reference Page