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CATs in the Classroom

Classroom Assessment Techniques, otherwise known as CATs, are simple, content-related activities done during class time. CATs are typically not graded and anonymous to encourage students to work comfortably. CATs should uncover areas where students struggle and reinforce the content¬†they have already mastered. Here is a easy way to incorporate CATs into your classroom: About the […]

June 28, 2017

Wednesday Wisdom: Enhancing Learning Using Interleaving Techniques (part 6 in education series)

This is part 6 in our 6 part education series and covers enhancing learning using interleaving techniques. What are interleaving techniques? Interleaving is a method that arranges and recalls information in a noncontiguous manner,¬†making learning “systems” more efficient and reliable. Interleaving helps learners establish and use brain files for better retrieval. It benefits both instructors […]

May 3, 2017

Wednesday Wisdom