What is meta-cognition or ‘thinking about thinking’, and how can you use it to improve pupils’ learning?
In the second of two webinars for the Teachers and Leaders Masterclasses, Professor Steve Higgins discusses why meta-cognition and self-regulation are so important for learning and considers some evidence-backed approaches to introducing them to the classroom.
More broadly, he also examines how teachers can make good use of evidence to improve their practice, looking, in particular, at the findings of the EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit.
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About Steve Higgins
Professor Steve Higgins is a former primary school teacher with a particular interest in children’s thinking and reasoning skills. He is the lead author of the Sutton Trust-Education Endowment Foundation Teaching and Learning toolkit and is passionate about the use of evidence from research to improve teaching and learning.