Citation: Huitt, W. (1997). Metacognition. Educational Psychology Interactive. Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University. Retrieved [date], from

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"Metacognitive deficiencies are the problem of the novice, regardless of age. Ignorance is not necessarily age related; rather it is more a function of inexperience in a new (and difficult) problem situation" (A. L. Brown, 1980, p. 475)

Metacognition includes the ability to ask and answer the following types of questions:

Some examples of teacher strategies:

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