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Metacognitive skills strategies: Processing and Reviewing information


To help students develop metacognitive study skills that they can apply in their AP courses, non-AP courses, and, if applicable, adapt for advanced study.


Students develop metacognitive skills that they can utilize independently in their AP classes and beyond.

Action Steps

Establish a support time where students can receive remediation or study skills support.

Directly teach students about metacognitive study skills through the linked protocol.

Students select 1 – 3 skills they want to practice implementing for two weeks.

Before an exam, remind students of these skills and provide review materials and/or opportunities where students can practice these skills. (Example: time to work with someone else/explain content outloud, test yourself, fill out an organizer with writing, etc).


University of North Carolina. (2021) Retrieved August 2021 from https://learningcenter.unc.edu/tips-and-tools/metacognitive-study-strategies/

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