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Category Archives: Metacognition
Is metacognition part of the mathematics curriculum in Singapore?
One of the aims of mathematics education in schools in Singapore is to enable students to acquire thinking and problem solving skills and to make effective use of these skills to formulate and solve problems (MOE, 2007). The existing curriculum … Continue reading →
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Metacognition enhances learning
Various studies have revealed that metacognition helps to enrich students’ learning in different domains. For example, it has the potential to increase students’ capacities for independent learning (Ganz & Ganz, 1990). Research also shows that knowledge of metacognition, such as … Continue reading →
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Metacognition and mathematical problem solving
Metacognition is a crucial element in problemsolving, which is itself a key component in mathematics learning. To monitor and regulate one’s cognitive processes in problemsolving, Polya (1945) describes a fourstep method: first, one has to comprehend the problem by subdividing … Continue reading →
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