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How to Foster Metacognitive Skills for Independent Learning

Giving students tools to explore how they think and learn can be a powerful way to deepen understanding and build self-sufficiency—in the classroom and beyond.

June 4, 2021

To learn more about the research referenced in the video, see Kimberly Tanner’s 2014 article about promoting student metacognition and Justin Kruger and David Dunning’s seminal 1999 paper.

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