Is assuming public enemy #1 in the efficient and effective classroom?
Reverse Engineering the Multiple-Choice Question
The Rich Get Richer: Prior Knowledge and the Learning of New, Domain Specific, Information
Talking About Forgetting with Students
Highlighting with a Purpose
Misunderstanding Retrieval Practice
Superfoods and Classroom Instruction
Repetition and Learning
An Honest Assessment
A Better Retrieval Practice?
Learning vs. Performance in the Classroom
Five Pillars of the Cognition Conscious Classroom Presentation
How Do You Know What You Know?
Recall or Recognition Questions When Retrieving?
A Great Day Of Teaching…Or Was It?
An “Ah-Ha” Moment with Spaced Practice in the Classroom
Laissez-faire Questioning in the Classroom
Making Learning Simpler, not Easier
Would You Rather? Education Edition #1
Retrieval Practices’ Impact on Test Anxiety and Stress
An Explicit Conversation with my Students
Brain – Book – Buddy: A Strategy for Assessment
Retrieval Practice in the Collaborative Setting
GUEST POST – Regulating the Routes to Knowledge: The Traffic Light Review
A Swell(er) Chat with My Students
Student Choice, Intuition, and Poor Study Habits
The Value of Failure in the Classroom
The Swiss Cheese Summary
2 Evidence-Based Learning Strategies
The following article originally featured on Edutopia January 23, 2018 at the following link: https://www.edutopia.org/article/2-evidence-based-learning-strategies Spaced and retrieval practice help students retain content and give them a sense of what they know—and what they don’t. I often say to my students, “If a test is the first time you’re made to think about or with the class material,... Continue Reading →
A Discussion about Learning in the Classroom
Simple Activity to Prepare Homework in the Classroom
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 →
Less is More: Simple Formative Assessment Strategies in the Classroom
A Review of Optimizing Learning in College: Tips from Cognitive Psychology
Why Isn’t researchED More Popular in the US…Yet?
“ ‘I didn't come here to tell you how this is going to end. I came here to tell you how it's going to begin.’ - Neo” - Tom Bennett ResearchED founder, Tom Bennett, spoke these words at the conclusion of the latest researchED conference in the United States (October 7 in Brooklyn, NYC). ResearchED... Continue Reading →
Homework Isn’t A Bad Word
Color Coding Recall Attempts to Assess Learning
Due to Hurricane Irma, I have not seen my students in four days. We are right in the middle of the most difficult unit of study for the entire year. To combat this difficulty, I make things easier...but not in the way you may be thinking. I make it easier with more frequent low-stakes assessments... Continue Reading →