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January 2013 Blog Posts (2)

The Value of Practice

The January 2013 edition of the Association for Pyschological Science's journal has a great article about what impacts students' learning.  What they found is that certain techniques and strategies have a positive impact on students learning content (and should be continued) and that certain techniques and strategies have little to no impact on student learning (and should be stopped).

The strategies with little impact include summarizing content, highlighting, and rereading…

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Added by Scott Habeeb on January 14, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Memory is the Residue of Thought - a strong case for AFL

Last spring during our division's professional development day I attended a presentation led by Curtis Hicks and Mark Ingerson.  Their presentation was based on the book Why Students Don't Like School by author and cognitive scientist,…

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Added by Scott Habeeb on January 1, 2013 at 1:49pm — No Comments

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