“Metacognitive strategies facilitate learning how to learn. You can incorporate these, as appropriate, into eLearning courses, social learning experiences, pre- and post-training activities and other formal or informal learning experiences.”
This article provides ten strategies for incorporating metacognitive strategies into teaching and learning.
One simple thing you can do is have the students write two or three points that they felt were important during class that day. Once they have had a chance to write, you as the instructor can give your two or three points that you thought were important and model how students can begin to understand what is important in your course.