Thinking Metacognitively
Susan Israel 2007 International Reading Association. Introductory chapter in Using Metacognitive Assessments to Create Individualized Reading Instruction

This chapter provides a straightforward introduction to the connection between metacognition and reading comprehension, a description of some of the theoretical aspects of metacognition, an exploration of pedagogy that develops metacognition, and an explanation of how increasing metacognitive awareness has a direct impact on reading comprehension and motivation and the development of self-regulated readers. It also provides an overview of the functions of metacognition, the developmental levels at which metacognitive strategy utilization occurs, and recommended phases for introducing metacognitive strategies to students.

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Subject: Education
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Overview/Summary, Book Section
Research on Learning: Cognitive Domain:Metacognition