Cognitive coaching can give insight into the thought process through metacognition. This handout outlines metacognition and offers examples for how an instructor could utilize it.
This handout outlines CRAFT and MMAPs for students, showing them how they can be used to create effective writing.
This handout is designed to show students the processes behind critical thinking, such as identifying what is important and looking for different perspectives.
Dynamic criteria mapping is an in-class activity that can help students better understand the qualities an instructor values in writing. This handout provides specific instructions on how to perform this, and offers insight on how DCM can help students writing.
Debriefing is a closing activity to be done at the end of class, which can offer insight into the student thought process. By debriefing in class, students can better understand their own thought process and learn strategies to improve.
These exit slips can be used at the end of class to better understand what knowledge students are taking away from class.
This handout offers instructions for students on how to map out their essays, so they can edit for clarity on their own.
This visual display shows how metacognition links to meta-comprehension, meta-memory, problem solving, and critical thinking.
This link provides instructors with different metacognitive strategies, and how an instructor can use them in a classroom setting.
This handout can provide students with an opportunity to plan out when, where, and how they will complete a given task.
This Prezi shows students the steps of the reflective cycle, including: Description, Feelings, Evaluation, Description, Conclusion, and the Action Plan.
This handout provides students with question they can ask themselves in their own writing during the writing process.
This handout allows students to fill in a diagram to see how the elements of CRAFT work together in a digital inquiry.
These exit slips act in an interface that students are familiar with, and allows them to practice condensed writing with limited space for characters.
This handout provides eight helpful tips for writing to reflect that can help outline strong elements of a personal reflection.
This handout allows students to reflect on their own writing process, while practicing a format that they may not be familiar with that forces them to condense their writing style.
This link provides instructors with examples of two different assignments they could use with their students: the cover memo and the cover letter.
The writing timeline is an activity that forces students to reflect on their writing process to give insight into what aspects of writing frustrate them, and work for them.