About the Measure

Domains Meta-cognition
Key stages Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Subscales Knowledge of cognition; Regulation of cognition
Description A measure for assessing metacognition in children in grades 6-9 to screen learners for potential metacognitive and cognitive strategy interventions and for use as an assessment tool to determine the effectriveness of ongoing interventions.
Example I use my learning strengths to make up for my weaknesses.
Link http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0361476X01910914

Implementation details

No. of items 18
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 11-15
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .82
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA EFA identified a
CFA Two-factor solution accounted for 36% variance
Criterion validity Not reported
Construct validity Strategic Problem-Solving Inventory, r=.21; Metacomprehension Strategies Index, r=.23; Index of Reading Awareness, r=..28; Teacher ratings of metacognition, r=.09
Concurrent validity Not reported
Predictive validity Not reported
Responsiveness Not reported
Floor/Ceiling Not reported
References Sperling, R. A., Howard, B. C., Miller, L. A., & Murphy, C. (2002). Measures of children's knowledge and regulation of cognition. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 27, 51-79. doi: 10.1006/ceps.2001.1091