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Tag Archives: Dunlosky
How Should Students Revise? by @Nick_J_Rose
Originally posted on Starter for Five:
Name: Nick Rose Twitter name: @Nick_J_Rose Sector: Secondary Subject taught (if applicable): Psychology Position: Leading practitioner for psychology and research What is your advice about? How should students revise? 1: Practice testing: Use low-stakes…
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Can we teach students effective ‘revision skills’?
There’s some interesting evidence to suggest that well applied study skills can have an important influence on student outcomes. Indeed, perhaps the key reason that girls tend to academically outperform boys is related to the effective use of study strategies. … Continue reading
Posted in Psychology for teachers Tagged Closing the gap, Dunlosky, Evidence, Ideas, Psychology, Revision, Willingham 13 Comments
Does visual mapping help revision?
Visual maps, whether in form of mind maps or the more complex concept maps, are a mainstay of revision advice given to pupils in secondary schools. People use such mapping techniques for many other purposes; for example to organise or … Continue reading
Posted in Psychology for teachers Tagged Dunlosky, Evidence, Revision 6 Comments