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Ella Martin

Session title

Metacognitive Learners - A Reflective Culture

11.45 - 12.45pm

Workshop overview

Within this session, I will be looking at the science of memory and its impact on knowledge requisition, including the importance of including children in the discussion around memory. This will allow me to explore how to create a culture of reflection within the classroom: I will provide practical strategies and suggestions for how to help children develop their meta-cognitive thinking through an understanding of themselves as learners and the importance of memory


I am an experienced primary teacher and a hub assistant headteacher for teaching

and learning within a Multi-Academy trust. In my role, I offer professional

development and support across multiple primary and secondary schools. I am

passionate about the importance of a knowledge-rich curriculum and ‘Teaching to


Ella Martin
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