Thinking Classrooms: Metacognition Lessons for Primary Schools
Katherine Muncaster, Shirley Clarke
Teaching children metacognitive skills (an understanding of how they learn) can help raise attainment by an average of seven months according to research carried out by the Education Endowment Fund. Rising Stars' Thinking Classrooms handbook offers engaging lesson plans and activities to introduce and teach metacognition throughout a primary school, from Reception through KS1 and KS2.
With Rising Stars' Thinking Classrooms you can encourage transferrable learning skills such as planning and checking, boost children's independence, resilience and approach to learning, and develop teacher confidence with embedded CPD.
This comprehensive handbook also includes a clear introduction to metacognition and its benefits, pupil self-evaluation at the end of each activity, downloadable worksheets and templates, original and fun assembly ideas and fun assembly ideas and accompanying videos.