Achieving a Higher-Order Learning Experience and Self-Awareness in a Post-Covid World

"It's like trying to fix a car without having any idea about what goes on in the engine," says Justin Sung, a social entrepreneur and learning coach who co-founded iCanStudy.

"Giving students control over their learning reduces anxiety, improves mental health, and increases motivation."

That's why the co-founder of Australia's iCanStudywhich has helped thousands of people develop self-regulated learning skillssays it's time we do away with the so-called COVID-19 "pandemic" that has left hundreds of millions of students unable to attend face-to-face classes.

Instead, Sung says, we should focus on developing students' metacognition and self-regulation skills, which he says can improve academic performance, mental health, and well-being.

"Fortunately, what made these students unique was not a fleet of private tutors," Sung tells the Huffington Post.

"What these students had is something called self-regulated learning skills," he says.

"This is the holy grail of learning."

To do this, students also need something called metacognition, which essentially means thinking about thinking.

"If you don't know how you're thinking, you can't improve it," Sung

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