Drawing is a powerful way to learn [Merrill]

Drawing a concept beats out writing and listening as a mode of learning, according to a new study. Here are 4 ways to make sure […]

For you actors/actresses out there, read this excerpt from “Make it Stick”

For you actors/actresses out there, read this excerpt from Make it Stick: Start at bottom of page 217 here and read about Nathaniel Fuller learns […]

This is likely the No. 1 thing affecting your job performance [Markman]

This is likely the No. 1 thing affecting your job performance — from fastcompany.com by Art Markman Hint: It all starts with figuring out what you […]

Four research-based strategies every teacher should be using [Gonzalez]

Four research-based strategies every teacher should be using — from cultofpedagogy.com  by Jennifer Gonzalez Excerpt (emphasis DSC): [Per Jennifer] Cognitive scientist Pooja Agarwal and K-12 […]

“Belief in Learning Styles Myth May Be Detrimental” [APA] + 5 other items on the lack of support for learning styles

Belief in Learning Styles Myth May Be Detrimental — from apa.org Many people believe learning styles predict academic and career success, study finds Excerpts: WASHINGTON — […]

4 Essentials for Learning Space Redesign [Raths]

4 Essentials for Learning Space Redesign — from CampusTechnology.com by David Raths There’s a lot more to creating active learning spaces than bringing in new […]

Recommended books from RetrievalPractice.org

Recommended books from RetrievalPractice.org Check out our recommended books and reports that describe research on the science of learning and provide practical tips for classroom […]

Pastors, what do you think of these ideas? [Christian]

From DSC: Pastors, what do you think of these ideas? Summarize your key points and put them up on slides at the end of your […]

Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. [Johnson]

Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. — from arstechnica.com by Scott Johnson Excerpt: Instead, the […]

Memory has some similarities to a Google search algorithm…

Summary of the #LrnSciChat on 19 February 2019 on Dual Coding in Learning and Teaching.

Summary of the #LrnSciChat on 19 February 2019 on Dual Coding in Learning and Teaching. — from wakelet.com   Dual coding is simply combining verbal […]

Learning Engineering and the need for “Learning Engineers”

From DSC: From Mary Grush’s recent article re: Learning Engineering, I learned that back in the late 1960’s, Herbert Simon believed there would be value […]

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