About the Measure

Domains Meta-cognition
Key stages Key Stage 2
Subscales Knowledge of cognition; Regulation of cognition
Description A measure for assessing metacognition in children in grades 3-5 to screen learners for potential metacognitive and cogntive strategy interventions and for use as an assessment tool to determine the effectriveness of ongoing interventions.
Example I know when I understand something.
Link http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0361476X01910914

Implementation details

No. of items 12
Format Likert
Respondent Self
Scoring Standardised
Time 0
Age 8-11
Cost single purchase Available in jou
Cost per child Available in jou

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .76
Test retest Not reported
Inter-rater reliability Not reported
EFA EFA identified a
CFA Two-factor solution accounted for 31% variance
Criterion validity
Construct validity Strategic Problem-Solving Inventory, r=.72; Metacomprehension Strategies Index, r=.30; Index of Reading Awareness, r=.22; Teacher ratings of metacognition, r=.21
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