What are you reading about the science of learning? (A newspaper, perhaps?)
Yowza! There is so much going on around the science of learning and education right now, including a number of fantastic articles and blogs.
This week, check out these 6 articles we're reading.
There's so much great stuff, we can't include it all! Have you read something recently about retrieval practice, spacing, interleaving, feedback, or otherwise? Let us know on Twitter, Facebook, and email. Happy reading!
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Here's What We're Reading This Week
Want to learn more about the science of learning – from scientists and educators? Here are 6 articles we recommend that came out recently, which include a mix of research, teaching strategies, and food for thought. (After you read, make sure to retrieve Two Things you learned!)
The secret to student success? Teach them how to learn. Written by Patrice Bain, veteran middle school teacher and consultant.
Why giving kids a roadmap can make learning easier. Written by Megan Nellis, program director of Imagine Scholar.
You're already harnessing the science of learning (you just don't know it). Written by Pooja Agarwal, cognitive scientist and founder of RetrievalPractice.org.
To learn, students need to DO something. Written by Jennifer Gonzalez, editor in chief of the Cult of Pedagogy.
Who really benefits from retrieval practice? Written by Jen Coane and Meredith Minear, cognitive scientists at Colby College and the University of Wyoming.
There are better ways to ask questions, says new study. Written by Ulrich Boser, founder of the Learning Agency, featuring new research by Lisa Fazio, cognitive scientist at Vanderbilt University.