Daily Archives: September 14, 2017

The Cognitive Science of Studying: Rereading vs. Retrieval

I’ll just come out and say it: students don’t know how to study. When students are asked how they study the response is often something along these lines: Wait until the night before the test Find my notes and textbook Read/reread … Continue reading

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Embodied cognition and STEM learning

Embodied learning approaches emphasize the use of action to support pedagogical goals. A specific version of embodied learning posits an action-to-abstraction transition supported by gesture, sketching, and analogical mapping. These tools seem to have special promise for bolstering learning in … Continue reading

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