Simmons, C. (2019, December 12). Tips for Building Metacognition Muscle. Retrieved January 15, 2020.

The brain is always doing one thing: thinking. As educators, one of our responsibilities is to teach students how to think when they are in academic situations. Throughout any given school day, we have many opportunities to teach metacognition and to provide students with metacognitive practice. If we do, we can help students strengthen the muscle that can lead to better decision-making and increased learning.

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