What is Metacognition?

  title={What is Metacognition?},
  author={M. Martinez},
  journal={Phi Delta Kappan Magazine},
  pages={696 - 699}
  • M. Martinez
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Phi Delta Kappan Magazine
  • MICHAEL E. MARTINEZ is an associate professor in the Department of Education at the University of California, Irvine. THE DISCOVERY and theoretical elaboration of metacognition constitute a major breakthrough in recent decades of cognitive research. While it is always best to begin with definitions, a concept as complex as metacognition demands that our initial definition be provisional. This definition will become more detailed and complete as our understanding grows. Many teachers would… CONTINUE READING
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