A brief introduction to how memory works and its importance to teaching and learning
A brief introduction to memory
Memory and memorisation get rather a bad rap in education. Memorisation frequently is associated with rote learning, students passively listening to lectures, and generally dull and uninspiring lessons. It further often is positioned as the bane of creativity, critical thinking, inquiry, and agentic behaviour. However, misconceptions about...
Associate Professor Matt McCrudden of Penn State University talks to Dr Nina Hood about his research into the science of learning and how teachers can apply the principles of learning science in their classrooms
Can focusing too intently on only one area of research unintentionally limit the richness of one's teaching practice?
Assistant Professor Vanessa Rodriguez debunks her top 5 neuromyths.
Assistant Professor Vanessa Rodriguez discusses the key things that teachers need to know about how the brain works in order to support their own and their students’ learning.
Assistant Professor Vanessa Rodriguez talks about the key things for teachers to know about the learning process.
How the process of learning occurs in the brain and the relationship between memory, understanding and knowledge.