Developing Metacognitive Skills

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Developing Metacognitive Skills

Upcoming Course: July 6, 2017 – July 7, 2017; 9am-3pm at The Mount Academy in Esopus, NY
Call (845) 377-5339 or Contact Us to Register

Developing Metacognitive Skills builds the foundational skills for comprehension and incorporates research-based strategies to help develop vocabulary and reinforce decoding and fluency.

Target Audience

Developing Metacognitive Skills is a 10-hour class taught over 2 days for:

  • Classroom teachers in content areas grades 4-8
  • Reading teachers
  • Dyslexia specialists
  • Educators
  • Parents

Class goals

This class provides strategies and instruction that will help students improve their vocabulary and comprehension by teaching them to think about their thinking before, while, and after they read.

The curriculum builds the foundational skills for comprehension and incorporates research-based strategies that simulate what good readers do before, while, and after they read.

Training Materials

Each teacher will leave the training with:

  • Developing Metacognitive Skills: Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension manual
  • Six-Way Paragraphs by Walter Pauk
  • Word Detective Manual

Preliminary data from an intervention study suggest that the addition of metacognitive strategies to daily comprehension lessons boosted students comprehension and spelling by 20% and vocabulary by 40% on standardized and criterion reference measures.

  • DMS Tuition $400