Converting Short Term Memory to Long Term

Learning and memory are closely linked. Learning involves the acquisition of skills and knowledge, while memory is the expression of what has been acquired. These […]

Making (low-stakes) practice tests more effective [edutopia.org]

Making (low-stakes) practice tests more effective — from edutopia.org Practice tests not only help surface gaps in knowledge—they also strengthen memory.    

Why ELT coursebooks are great!

Late last year I read the Jordan and Gray/Hughes exchange on ELT coursebooks, which appeared in ELT Journal. It’s an interesting discussion if you haven’t […]

Free downloads to transform your teaching & unleash the science of learning! [RetrievalPractice.org]

Per RetrievalPractice.org: Download ALL our free guides, research, and resources! We’re here to make your life easier. In order to unleash the science of learning, […]

Top ten podcasts every teacher needs to hear [wiley.com]

Top ten podcasts every teacher needs to hear — from wiley.com; with thanks to Emily Liebtag for her posting on Twitter for this resource Excerpt: […]

Want a quick way to access classroom research on #retrievalpractice? [retrievalpractice.org]

Want a quick way to access classroom research on #retrievalpractice? @RetrieveLearn has a database of 50 experiments! Sorted by grade level, content area, type of […]

3 Techniques To Improve Memory Retention

Memory retention is reliable for a learner’s ability to effectively recall information they have been exposed to some time ago. Improving one’s memory can be […]

What Strategies Can Be Used To Enhance Memory?

Memory capacity can sometimes work against us, meaning that we need to make more of an active effort to enhance our memories for maximum information […]

Memory Game – Part 1: ChemMem

In this post I share my good old fashioned memory game where you check two tiles at a time to try and find a match. […]

My Favorite Book about Teaching and Learning is…33 Books to Inspire You! [Honeycutt]

My Favorite Book about Teaching and Learning is…33 Books to Inspire You! — from linkedin.com by Barbi Honeycutt Excerpt: …I recently posted this fill-in-the-blank question […]

Why Is Memory Important for Learning?

We rely on memory for a whole lot in our day to day lives. Whether it is what we learnt, what we need to remember, […]

A quick tip from RetrievalPractice.org’s e-newsletter today

A quick tip from RetrievalPractice.org’s e-newsletter today: #1: Remember your lesson plan with a 1-minute reflection Can’t remember how a lesson from last semester or last year […]

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