Retrieval Practice - Session 2
Session 2 of 2
Rerieval practice, or reconstructing knowledge by bringing it to find from your memory, has been shown by numerous researchers to improve student learning (see Roediger et al., 2011). Saying that retrieval practice promotes learning in the classroom is all well and good but what does it actually mean for teachers who want to implement retrieval practice in their classroom?
"By using retrieval practice as a learning strategy, we exercise and strengthen our memory. Research demonstrates that this improvement in memory and long-term learning is flexible, which:
• Improves students’ complex thinking and application skills
• Improves students’ organization of knowledge
• Improves students’ transfer of knowledge to new concepts
What does retrieval practice look like in the classroom?
How retrieval practice help to make learning memorable.
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