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Title: The role of metacognition in the learning of mathematics among low-achieving students
Authors: Lee, Ngan Hoe
Chang, Agnes Shook Cheong
Lee, Peng Yee
Issue Date: 2001
Citation: Teaching and Learning, 22(2), 18-30
Abstract: Metacognifion is often regarded as a higher order thinking skill that benefits mainly higher achieving students. Weaker students, on the other hand, often encounter mathematics as a form of drill and practice exercise. It is no wonder that many weaker mathematics students become school dropouts and live to believe that mathematics is beyond the common folk. As we enter into the new knowledge-based economy, we need to raise the educational level of the masses - we need to seek breakthroughs. This paper takes a look at some strategies to promote the use and learning of metacognitive skills for weaker students.
ISSN: 0129-7112
Appears in Collections:Journal Articles - Teaching and Learning

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