On the first day of class, start with retrieval practice. When students walk in the door, have a sheet of paper waiting for them on each desk – and ask these two important questions. On the last day of class, they'll thank you for jumpstarting the school year with powerful learning!Read More
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Want to boost your own learning and memory? We can barely remember where we parked our car, let alone what we did last weekend. Here are two quick ways you can boost your own learning – even during faculty meetings!Read More
Want to get caught up on the science of learning? Binge listen (that's a thing, right?) to our favorite podcasts – more than 70 episodes full of the "why" (research on learning and memory) and the "how" (teaching strategies you can use tomorrow).Read More
How can we get students on board with desirable difficulties? Here's a quick (and fun!) strategy to build relationships and foster learning: Simply ask about their favorite animal (we're serious; keep reading).Read More