Metacognition - What is it?

  • “When the mind is thinking, it is talking to itself"--Plato


     

    What is Metacognition?
    *Metacognition occurs when we are thinking about our own thinking.  
    *Metacongition is the process that we use to plan, monitor, and assess our understanding.
    *We are being metacognitive when we are aware of how we learn best and what strategies we use to enhance our understanding.