Building Student Metacognition

3 hour

Ways to help students become more self-directed learners and growing the capacity to be more aware of their own learning process.

– Why is metacognition important?
– Model your thought processes for students
– Create simple tasks for students to demonstrate thinking
– Pre and post reading polls

Actively Learn supports best practices for literacy by activating, supporting, and revealing student thinking. It is an online digital platform with content, features, and data to drive deeper learning in ELA, Social Studies, and Science. Participants will learn what’s worked for educators successfully teaching with Actively Learn, and will leave with an assignment they can immediately use with students.


  • Classroom Educators
  • Teacher Leaders
  • Instructional Staff
  • Instructional Coaches

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