Monthly Archives: May 2015

Parallels: Instructors’ Metacognition Practices and their Mindsets

This post by Lauren Scharff explores the idea that “While a student focus is extremely important (ultimately students are the target population of our educational efforts), we shouldn’t neglect to acknowledge, study, and develop instructors with respect to their mindset (and their metacognitive practices).”

Developing Metacognitive Literacy through Role Play: Edward De Bono’s Six Thinking Hats

In this post Ed Nuhfer claims that “We can become aware of metacognition by reading about it, but we only become literate about metacognition through experiences gained through consciously applying it.” He shares how the Six Thinking Hats exercises are “overtly metacognitive—intentional, deliberate, and goal-directed.”