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Helping Students Make Sense of New Material

These four metacognitive activities help students connect new lessons to prior learning, find patterns, and assess their strengths and weaknesses by articulating what they know and what they don’t.

April 13, 2022

This video was adapted from the Edutopia article “5 Metacognitive Questions for Students Learning New Material.” For even more information on activities cited in this video, please see the following:

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