Teaching with learning in mind
Explore the science of learning, with explanations, illustrated models and concrete examples, references to scientific literature, popular literature and blogs .
How does the brain store information? How is the information used?
Exploring the functions of Long Term Memory, and Working Memory and their interactions during learning. Laying the foundation for further explorations of effective learning strategies
What is understanding from a "learning brain" point of view?
Visual models will help us analyze the abstract the concept of 'understanding' and to explore its components. What can be applied in the classroom? and how can we help students when they don't understand?
What is the crucial difference between 'learning to the test' and 'learning for long-term retention'?
A review of a research paper by Rawson, Dunlosky, Sciartelli (2013) with implication for field-research and classroom practice.