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Teaching Critical Thinking, Executive Functioning & Metacognition Skills - Chapter Summary
Give yourself the knowledge boost you need to excel on a test covering the basics of teaching critical thinking, executive functioning and metacognition skills with help from this entertaining chapter. Our instructors closely examine various classroom strategies and activities educators use to make the instruction of these skills simple. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:
- Outline best practices for teaching students critical thinking skills
- List various executive functioning skills and strategies educators can use to teach their students these skills
- Identify and discuss different classroom strategies for executive function disorder
- Share activities educators can use to teach metacognitive skills to students
This chapter is completely flexible, enabling you to study during the timeframes you desire using any computer, smartphone or tablet. Enjoy the ability to choose the lessons you want to study and visit as often as you'd like. The multiple-choice quizzes available in this chapter make it easy to check your understanding the lessons you review. For confirmation that you fully comprehend how to teach critical thinking, executive functioning and metacognition skills, be sure to take our chapter exam.
1. Teaching Critical Thinking Skills
Critical thinking is one of the most important habits a student can learn. This lesson helps you figure out what critical thinking skills are and how you can help your students develop them.
2. Teaching Executive Functioning Skills
Teachers are more interested than ever in teaching students executive management skills, such as time management, planning, and organization. Learn how to teach executive functioning skills so your students can be more successful in school.
3. Classroom Strategies for Executive Function Disorder
If you have students in your class who struggle with executive function, you may be wondering what you can do to help them. This lesson gives you some strategies that will help these students succeed in any classroom.
4. Activities for Teaching Metacognitive Skills to Students
Students who understand their own strengths, weaknesses and thought processes are better equipped to learn and to enjoy learning. This lesson offers some activities that will help students develop metacognitive skills.
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