When students use metacognition, they become tremendously empowered as learners because they begin to be able to teach themselves.”
—Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire in Education Week Teacher

Teaching for Metacognitive Equity

2021 PROVOST'S RETREAT - Online Keynote by Dr. Saundra McGuire Dr. Saundra McGuire screenshot in Zoom keynote

On Monday, August 23rd, Dr. Saundra McGuire facilitated an interactive session for faculty and staff to explore metacognitive strategies that increase students' understanding of and investment in their learning. The information in this keynote echo the strategies she suggests in her book and will help you integrate or be more intentional about metacognitive strategies in your classes.

(Must be logged into Amherst account.)

This interactive presentation was recorded for those who are unable to attend synchronously. 

Dr. McGuire's Keynote Slide Presentation

View a copy of Dr. McGuire's book, Teach Students How to Learn : Strategies You Can Incorporate Into Any Course to Improve Student Metacognition, Study Skills, and Motivation.

Dr. McGuire's article on Metacognition, Close the Matacognitive Equity Gap: Teach All Students How to Learn   

 

Additional Metacognition Resources

Looking for a copy? Check out the CTL Resource Library.  Resources may require Amherst login.