Webinar: How to use evidence to support disadvantaged students – Meta-cognition and self-regulation


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The EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit identifies meta-cognition as one of the key strategies for closing the achievement gap. But what is meta-cognition? And how can it be introduced to the classroom in a meaningful and beneficial way?

In this webinar, Professor Steve Higgins offers some practical advice on encouraging pupils to reflect more deeply on their own thinking. More broadly, he also examines how teachers can make good use of research findings to improve their practice.

Age range: Primary/Secondary

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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.

See here for part one of Professor Steve’s webinar series: How to use evidence to support disadvantaged students – Feedback for learning >

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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.


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