How to Teach a Large Class Online, Challenges and Opportunities -- Grandma's Recipe is the Key!

Rosianna Gray, Ph.D.

June 25, 2020


A simplified definition of metacognition is "thinking about thinking", but metacognition also encompasses the regulation of these thoughts – the ability to change them. It is a step further than simple awareness of thought processes, incorporating the ability to alter thoughts and behaviours. Explicitly teaching learners strategies for metacognition has been shown to lead to improvements in attainment.