Listen, watch, and explore three new resources on the science of learning

Listen, watch, and explore three new resources on the science of learning

Listen, watch, and explore three new resources on the science of learning! These resources are the result of collaborations between cognitive scientists and educators. When it comes to transforming teaching and learning, it can't get better than that.

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Forget about study guides. Use Retrieval Guides instead.

Forget about study guides. Use Retrieval Guides instead.

Do you use study guides in your classroom, where key information is in outline form and students fill in the blanks during a lesson? Turn your study guides into Retrieval Guides without additional prep, grading, or class time! Download our Retrieval Guide Template for successful long-term learning.

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Jumpstart the school year with this simple retrieval practice

Jumpstart the school year with this simple retrieval practice

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!

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Binge listen to the best podcasts on the science of learning

Binge listen to the best podcasts on the science of learning

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).

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This is how students really feel about retrieval practice

This is how students really feel about retrieval practice

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.)

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Can't access a research article? Here's what you should do.

Can't access a research article? Here's what you should do.

"Give science away." This is what a cognitive scientist told me more than a decade ago and this is exactly why retrievalpractice.org exists. But science isn't always accessible. What can you do? Read our quick tip to access research. The science of learning has been under lock and key. Until now.

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Two no-prep strategies to crowdsource student learning in your classroom

Two no-prep strategies to crowdsource student learning in your classroom

Here are two no-prep strategies you can use in your classroom that engage students in "crowdsourcing" learning via retrieval practice. Also, registration is now available for two workshops with the authors of Powerful Teaching this summer!

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Recommended tech tools to make retrieval practice quick and easy

Recommended tech tools to make retrieval practice quick and easy

There are lots of tech tools that make retrieval practice, spacing, interleaving, and feedback quick and easy. How can you sort through all of them? We've done the work for you. Check out our recommendations! Also, join the Powerful Teaching book tour in a city near you!

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It's here! Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning is now available!

It's here! Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning is now available!

Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning is now available in hardback and e-book! And we practice what we preach. Our book is full of retrieval practice – including tons of trivia. Do you know these 10 facts? Quiz yourself and unleash your learning, too!

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