Moodle Activities That Work For Language Learning, And The Reasons Why Teachers Seem To Ignore Them

In an education world hungry for EdTech, it is troubling that the massive efforts undertaken by the US Education Department’s Institute of Education Sciences seem […]

No One Has Figured Out Succesful, Sustainable Microcredentialing

Since the introduction is degrees, education faces an ongoing battle against its own evidence. For reasons exceeding my understanding and our scope, everyone settled on […]

Use the Zeigarnik Effect: Interrupt Your Learning

Our story begins in an Austrian café. It was in that café that Bluma Zeigarnik, a young Lithuanian psychology student, met with her professor. And it was there that one […]

How Willpower Sucks Your Brain Dry

In 1996 a simple experiment using chocolate & radishes created a new understanding about willpower. Roy Baumeister and his colleagues gave participants a plate full of chocolate […]

Which Learning Techniques Work?

A couple of years ago a study in Psychological Science in the Public Interest tested a range of learning techniques to see which ones actually paid […]

INFOGRAPHIC: 8 Tips to Boost Your Learning

Work smarter and make learning stick with these eight simple techniques. Each one has well documented evidence based results behind them and are easy to implement.

The Powerful Secret Behind Your Learning Style

What’s your learning style?  Perhaps it’s based on your senses (auditory, tactile, visual); or how you engage with content (hands on, conceptual or reflective); or even how you relate to […]

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