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Interesting study results at https://www.edutopia.org/article/why-students-forget-and-what-you-can-do-about-it?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

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Never underestimate the role of metacognition!  More at https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/08/10/the-role-of-metacognition-in-learning-and-achievement/

Excerpt:

Research has identified three levels of reporting on metacognitive processes:

1. Verbalization of knowledge that is already in a verbal state (such as recalling what happened in a story).

2. Verbalization of nonverbal knowledge (such as recalling how one solved a Rubik’s Cube).

3. Verbalization of explanations of verbal or nonverbal knowledge (such as explaining how one makes use of the rhetorical structures of a story as one reads).

Only this third level of metacognitive process has been linked to improved results in problem solving.

Everyone must know these facts.  Read more at http://reset.me/story/neuroplasticity-the-10-fundamentals-of-rewiring-your-brain/

Bottom line:  Use or lose it.

The more learning, the better, that is the bottom line.  Watch it at

Read more in Why Students Forget—and What You Can Do About It at https://www.edutopia.org/article/why-students-forget-and-what-you-can-do-about-it?utm_source=Edutopia%20News&utm_campaign=3cc0f5a9fe-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_101117_enews_whystudentsforget_mc&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_29295b4c8b-3cc0f5a9fe-47933087

Interesting reading:  https://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/2017/oct/06/what-every-teacher-should-know-about-memory

Follow some basic steps that are research-based and provide a more successful teaching environment.  Read

Incorporating Principles in Cognitive Psychology to Improve Student Learning

at http://email.magnapubs.com/three-ways-to-create-opportunities-for-sustained-learning?ecid=ACsprvuv6NuJAPNff6yHpKBm0Dz88uNYXTSIArQ76FNMLzKwpOK2NuApo-SzvPpAGsQbUrdVdeEJ&utm_campaign=Faculty%20Focus&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=56902586&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8yw1uBeUV2ZAT2MoPcVfChBiNPDtGymqyn1y0SOHDKAoJF9Ecdqhpxqdgu2I3Pgvv4CbCM1oUrZ53ZctBVyJIyk-E5czLAmEog8zgu4mo-VlVijcE&_hsmi=56902586