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Wednesday Wisdom: Enhancing Learning Using Concrete Examples (part 3 in education series)

This is part 3 in our 6 part education series and covers enhancing learning using concrete examples. What is it learning using concrete examples? As novices, students often gain a false sense of confidence in their abilities to memorize new material. Using concrete, relevant, real life examples can help students understand abstract ideas and extend […]

April 5, 2017

Wednesday Wisdom

Give Learners Better Guided Notes for Recall and Retention

Teachers can better coach students on the science  of learning and memory by using simple guided notes.  Try this strategy while students are coming in to class, following a learning unit, or provide for use whenever students think they need it. You can also coach students on how and why to create their own guided notes. […]

March 24, 2017