For a long time, I thought that the self-assessment activity that I had my students do after each topic test, where they mark their own work, was as effective as it could be. What could be more useful? Turns out,… Continue Reading
A list of resources about learning to learn
Five Effective Study Habits handout, to encourage spaced, interleaved and varied recall as well as reflection. Used alongside the Topic Reflection Template.
There’s currently a lot of talk about the value of interleaving and spacing retrieval practice for learning, which the fabulous Learning Scientists have included in their Six Strategies for Effective Learning. I’ve been exploring the use of these strategies in the classroom and one… Continue Reading
Today I introduced my A level class to the concept of retrieval practice, based on the fabulous resources by the Learning Scientists – @AceThatTest. I timed it to take place at the end of the first theory topic of the… Continue Reading