Thoughtful, a small collection of links to inspire your thinking.
How learning really happens:
- Telling You the Answer Isn't the Answer " "And do you know what's really awesome? That moment when students realize they don't really need me and they know the answer and they know WHY they know the answer."
- How Can We Amplify Student Learning? The ANSWER from Cognitive Psychology A nice, digestible summary of a lot of big ideas about the complex process that is learning.
- Why Students Forget—and What You Can Do About It Personally, I find it reassuring that forgetting is not a malfunction. ("evolutionary imperatives—which prune our memories of extraneous
information—don't always neatly align with the requirements of
curriculum or the demands of the Information Age") AND that there are things we can do to manage it.