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When did metacognition become a thing?

By Alex Black

I have noticed the phrase “When did x become a thing?” spreading in many areas of discourse. Maybe this is a sound bite form of protest against interesting and complex ideas being reduced to something over simple. Metacognition has become a much discussed “thing” in education since the EEF and other influencers have started using […]

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Let’s Think: Cognitive Acceleration in Action at Ruislip High

By Leah Crawford

On 23rd January, Headteacher Dr Martina Lecky and her staff opened the doors of their school, their classrooms and their thinking as educators for their inaugural CA in action day.  Ruislip High is an accredited Let’s Think School: the only secondary phase school known to have embedded CA programmes in English, Maths and Science. Dr […]

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Agree totally with the ideas of "produce, present, and defend work" In LT lessons ideas are taken beyond defending… https://t.co/uIxCMuE6zH

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Let's Think lessons have been using many of these techniques and principles. Cognitive science is at the core of ou… https://t.co/cpnMX9Um2n

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Children should be primarily taught by the methods most appropriate to the learning goals desired. https://t.co/mXU2IcUSOA

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