Links for More Information

A website provided by the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario provides lists of indicators of metacognitive skills that students may need to improve and other related information.
http://www.etfo.ca/Multimedia/Webcasts/SpecialEducation/Pages/Metacognitive%20Skills.aspx

This fact sheet from Teaching Excellence in Adult Literacy provides useful and detailed information on metacognitive processes that is applicable to K-12 as well as adult education.
https://teal.ed.gov/tealguide/metacognitive

The brief overview provided at this site talks about the value of teaching metacognitive strategies, emphasizing its potential for helping students become “expert learners.”
http://www.scilearn.com/blog/teaching-metacognition-thinking-about-thinking

This overview focuses on metacognitive strategies and their potential usefulness in improving the achievement of students identified as having ADHD.  http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/8960.html

The focus of this set of suggestions is on using metacognitive strategies to promote mathematics learning.
http://www.interventioncentral.org/academic-interventions/math/math-problem-solving-combining-cognitive-metacognitive-strategies

This site considers how to get students to reflect on and think critically about their learning.
http://www.hawaii.edu/intlrel/pols382/Reflective%20Thinking%20-%20UH/reflection.html

This overview considers two types of metacognitive skills or strategies important for students—reflection and self-regulation. http://teachingcommons.depaul.edu/Classroom_Activities/metacognition-activities.html

An article, published in Educational Leadership, describes the benefits of teaching metacognitive skills at all grade levels.
http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/oct14/vol72/num02/%C2%A3The-Boss-of-My-Brain%C2%A3.aspx

This site lists some questions that students can ask themselves in support of developing their use of metacognitive skills.  http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2013/10/07/smart-strategies-that-help-students-learn-how-to-learn/