I think the thing with metacognition is for students to move beyond listing subject-specific strategies (which isn’t that tricky), and instead to actually conceptualise what they might mean. Writing is an idiosyncratic process so what works once may not work again (at least for a while…). It is also a fairly tacit process, so just articulating a strategy again is not necessarily helpful.Read More
My training for staff at the start of this year focuses on making screencasts. You can see a video...Read More
My first module in my MA was on metacognition. As with many things I took it far too earnestly and...Read More
Very interesting to see this summary of Ofsted’s Research Team into metacogntion (thanks...Read More
Again, all very quick but serves to demonstrate how to analyse an unseen poem.Read More
Much Ado About Nothing: A screencast demonstrating the analysis of connotation and then stagecraft in real-time.
A screencast demonstrating the analysis of connotation and then stagecraft in real-time.Read More
How does metacognition benefit learners and learning in English and what are the implications for learning in an international school?
How does metacognition benefit learners and learning in English and what are the implications for...Read More
This term, using OneNote, I have responded to students’ essays using both verbal and written...Read More
I read a tremendous article today that questions the healthiness of our smartphone culture?...Read More