Metacognition and self-regulated learning in science RP350
Development of self-regulated learning skills for pupils to help progress
This course explores the concept of metacognition and self-regulated learning. Based on the latest educational research, the course focuses on what is meant by self-regulated learning and how the interplay of knowledge (self, strategies and motivation), planning, monitoring and evaluation determine a successful approach to learning. Throughout the course, participants will consider the barriers to self-regulated learning and various strategies that can develop metacognitive skills in their learners.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- explain what metacognition and self-regulated learning skills are and why they are important in student learning
- model your thinking to develop metacognitive skills in learners
- understand how to promote and develop metacognitive talk and apply approaches that strengthen resilience in science