Getting students to think about their learning should be part of every lesson. Students need to be more aware of their own understanding. One easy way to get them to do a quick self-reflection is with these desk tents. When you ask them to think about their understanding of a concept or to evaluate their skill level after a lesson they simply turn their tent to red, yellow or green!
Check out my blog post about getting students to think about their learning for more ideas for student self-reflection.