How we can help our students remember stuff

Curtis Chandler, a contributor for MiddleWeb, writes: “Few things are more frustrating for students (and their teachers) than having a concept or skill that has already been learned ‘leak out the brain’ and disappear mysteriously into thin air. As educators, we do our best to make things ‘sticky’ by piquing students’ interests, communicating clear learning goals, building on background knowledge, fostering and maintaining engagement, cultivating discussion, modeling and scaffolding challenging tasks, providing feedback, differentiating instruction, etc., etc.”  READ MORE

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