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
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What do students think about retrieval practice? Just ask them. Yes, it's that simple. Here's how my college students reacted yesterday when I asked them about retrieval practice. (Spoiler alert: They love them – and literally ask for more.)Read More
How often do you put yourself in your students' shoes? Read a teacher's reflection on the discomfort of being a student. If people can be good at only one thing, it should be learning. And to get good at learning, the first step is being a student. What will you learn this week?Read More
This week's update is a little different than usual. We’d like to share one way we build relationships with students. Read on for an essential question you must ask your students. It's one small step for us, one giant leap for supporting learning.Read More
When you run into a student on campus, or walk from one classroom to the next, don't let those few minutes pass you by. Instead, take your students on a walk down memory lane. As always, no prep, no grading. We love it so much, it's a walk in the park!Read More