“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 — […]

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 […]

This article discusses the serious amount of age discrimination going on out there!

3 million older Americans can’t find high-paying jobs, and it has nothing to do with skills. Here’s the one barrier they face that no one’s […]

American students have changed their majors [Fox]

American students have changed their majors — from bloomberg.com by Justin Fox Health professions are in, education and the humanities are out. Here are some […]

Using Field Trips Live to Explore Psychology as a Career

BGL’s Field Trips Live (FTLs) are changing education for a changing world. Students now have access to the highest quality educators and experiences no matter […]

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 […]

Executive Function Deficits Determine Student Achievement [Friedman]

Executive Function Deficits Determine Student Achievement — from thejournal.com by Sara Friedman A new report finds the achievement gap tends to widen with students having […]

A new idea for a show! Would *you* watch this? [Christian]

From DSC: Not too long ago, I really enjoyed watching a program on PBS regarding America’s 100 most-loved books, entitled, “The Great American Read.”   […]

Want your STEM students to increase their performance by nearly a letter grade? Then check out this research.

Combining retrieval, spacing, and feedback boosts STEM learning — from retrievalpractice.org Punchline: Scientists demonstrated that when college students used a quizzing program that combined retrieval practice, […]

DC: What a powerful picture! We approach learning experiences differently.

From DSC: The picture below was posted in the item below from edutopia. What a powerful picture! And not just for art or drama teachers! […]

Check This Moodle As Preschool Phonology Simulator Thesis Out

Psychologist Claudia Lizbeth Avalos Guzmán from UNAM, Mexico’s top and largest university, showcases her undergraduate work in customizing a Moodle site into an “evolved phonological […]

Grabbing someone’s attention to get through “the gate” [Christian]

From DSC: Ever notice how effective Ted Talks begin? They seek to instantly grab your attention with a zinger question, a somewhat shocking statement, an […]

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