Is That Higher-Order Task Really Higher Order?
Ask any group of teachers if their goal is to simply have students regurgitate facts, and every one of them will say no. Despite that, it keeps happening.
Note-taking: A Research Roundup
A summary of 8 best practices in note-taking, straight from the research.
The Great and Powerful Graphic Organizer
Beneath its simplicity lies an absolute dynamo, a vehicle that can cement learning more firmly than a lot of the other stuff we try, in a lot less time.
Retrieval Practice: The Most Powerful Learning Strategy You’re Not Using
Nothing cements long-term learning as powerfully as retrieval practice. Learn how to incorporate it into your classroom.
6 Powerful Learning Strategies You MUST Share with Students
Studying can be taught. Learn how retrieval practice, interleaving, elaboration, and other research-based study strategies can help your students learn better.
Book Review: Hattie’s Visible Learning for Teachers
This is a book to settle into. Grab a highlighter, take notes, think and reflect, because this book might challenge some of your preconceived notions.
5 Common Teaching Practices I’m Kicking to the Curb
Are any of these ineffective teaching methods still part of your practice? Time to reconsider.
Know Your Terms: Memory Palace
Mnemonics help us remember things: Roy G. Biv, Every Good Boy Does Fine. But there’s one you may not have heard of, and it might be the coolest one of all.