How does prior knowledge impact the learning of domain specific information?
There's evidence to support the use of diminishing cues retrieval practice in place of standard retrieval practice.
These five articles should be required reading for any teachers who want to improve learning in their classroom.
A recent article took a look at an intervention attempting to curtail the proliferation of neuromyths among teachers.
How does retrieval practice affect student's perceived test anxiety? How does stress impact the recall of information encoded via retrieval practice?
A review/summarization of a journal article that discusses how we learn and how students should study successfully.
One of the most important aspects of teaching is the relationships formed with the students. The saying “students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care” certainly rings true. Even now, as I think back to the teachers who most impacted my life, I don’t think about a great lesson... Continue Reading →
We all fight biases. Some are learned through interactions with peers and family; others are more intuitive and somewhat unknowingly cloud our judgement. At a minimum, biases have the ability to negatively affect our perception of others’ disposition and lead to false beliefs and judgement. Biases also shape the classroom. Expectations of teachers and... Continue Reading →