Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the two main components of metacognition.
  2. Explain four characteristics of children’s theory of mind.
  3. Explain two consequences related to adolescent egocentrism.
  4. Explain the factors that influence the development and use of metacognitive skills.
  5. Describe how teachers can assist students with reading comprehension and writing skills.
  6. Explain the importance of note-taking and study time and describe how teachers can help students improve these learning strategies.