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Retrieval Practice and Metacognition: What and How Do Students Think...

Ask almost anyone in Learning and the Brain world, they’ll tell you: retrieval practice¬†benefits students….



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Focus on the Speaker: Charles Fadel Champions Curriculum Redesign

Most educational reform focuses on the way the teaching happens: project based learning, or flipped classrooms, or technology, or that sort of thing. Your focus is more on curriculum, which is to say, what it is that teachers are actually teaching. Why have you chosen that focus, instead of the method of teaching? Continue reading



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The Benefits of Prediction; the Dangers of Vocabulary

What’s the best way to study complex material? Working with Charles Atwood at the University…



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Helping Students Study Well: The Missing Plank in the Bridge?

Ok: you’ve taught your students a particular topic, and you’ve provided them with lots of…



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Research Morsel: a Potential Downside for Bilingualism?

Research into the benefits of bilingualism has gotten lots of attention in recent years. For…



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