Counter to intuition, forgetting can actually create a powerful condition for learning.
Would you rather have a great explanation with no retrieval practice OR decent explanation with well-designed spaced retrieval practice and interleaving?
I’ve written a bit about this before...homework. It isn't a bad word. I see it discussed often on edutwitter. While I agree there is little point of elementary school-aged students working through copious amounts, I see a lot of purpose for high school students; especially those who are planning on attending college. I have a... Continue Reading →