All tagged retrieval practice
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As researchers attempting to bridge psychological science and education, we come across several challenges. Each of us has expertise in the area of retrieval practice, where many of the classic studies take place in the laboratory with simple materials.
I teach Biology and Human Anatomy and Physiology at a High School in southeastern Pennsylvania. I regularly use practice quizzes as a way for students to prepare for my exams (particularly in Anatomy). I collected data for years on student test performance and quiz behavior; students that take …
The first flashcards were probably etched on small stone tablets by anxious cave-students. Innovations since then have included printed cards, new fonts, color, and the ability to design flashcards on-line. But I’m here to tell you about what I (humbly) consider the best innovation ever: The 5-sided flashcard.
Last semester I began a position as a teaching assistant for a psychological research methods course. I anticipated a variety of potential challenges prior to the start of my first semester. One challenge that I did not anticipate? Having to schedule a course so that all necessary material could be covered ..
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 …