Tag: exam revision

Metacognition assisting revision

28 February 2018

As a psychologist, I am fascinated by ‘the overconfidence effect’, which refers to the bias where our subjective confidence in our judgements is greater than the objective accuracy of those judgements. […]

Author: Julie Watson, Memory and Metacognition lead, Huntington Research School
Posted on: 28 February 2018
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Alleviating the revision burden

14 December 2017

‘I think revision is basically cheating. If you don’t know the stuff from your lessons then it’s your problem.’
I remember these words (or something approximating them) being spoken to me by a friend at school before we faced our year 11 mocks. Let’s be honest, from Tim’s mouth it was a bizarre exercise in self-justification as to why he had not done any revision. […]

Author: Marcus Jones: Research and Literacy lead, Huntington
Posted on: 14 December 2017
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‘Metacognition’… Meta – what?

4 December 2016

If you look near the top of the graph that distills the EEF Toolkit, you will find that metacognition sits proudly high amongst the approaches that have the most positive impact on learning […]

Posted on: 4 December 2016
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