Building metacognitive learning with the Oxford Smart Curriculum

Developing metacognition through science curriculum

Metacognition is commonly thought of as ‘learning about learning’. Whilst this is an oversimplification of what metacognition truly is, it is a helpful point to start from when looking at building a curriculum which enhances students’ metacognitive skills. There are two main parts to metacognition, metacognitive knowledge and metacognitive regulation. Metacognition is one of the […]

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Assessment objectives and GCSE Science

Assessment objectives

As we head towards Mock season for our GCSE groups, we are still unsure of the importance of this set of exams. In the past, Mocks gave students a little bit of the experience of what to expect in the real exam season, but this time, they could contribute to their actual GCSE grade if the examinations get cancelled for the third year running due to the Covid-19 global Pandemic. So, Mocks are more important than ever but how do we prepare our students best?

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