All tagged evidence-based practice
Educators are frequently bombarded with new teaching initiatives - advice on techniques to maximise engagement and learning, the latest ‘big thing’ in education. It can be difficult to work out which ideas are genuinely helpful and easy to put into practice, and which are best ignored.
What’s it like to help people implement the science of learning? It’s hard but powerful. Plus, there are some clear lessons learned like making sure not to try to implement too many new strategies at once.
Over the past few months, I have had the pleasure of working on a Science of Learning grant …
Last week, this article titled “Exclusive: Growth mindset is ‘bullshit’, says leading geneticist” popped up on my Facebook newsfeed. We’ve talked about growth mindset before (see here and here), so today I’m not going to spend time refuting the claims made in this article exactly.
As most of our followers know, the Learning Scientists team was “on tour” earlier this month giving a series of workshops over the course of a week in England. While giving a number of workshops all in a row while on the road is tiring, we returned from the trip extremely excited and energized. Talking …
In the second edition of our researcher spotlight series, we introduce you to five more researcher-educators doing great work in promoting the scholarship of teaching and learning in psychology. For each researcher-educator, we have provided a small biography and links to some of their work.
Psychologists often breakdown memory into different types. Long-term memory can be divided into two different types: explicit memories and implicit memories.