Jan 30, 2013

Desirable Difficulties ... interesting stuff!

New information in small nibbles rather than full mouthfuls, variety (interleaving) rather than topic-based lessons, spacing, retrieval, ‘low-stake quizzing’ …

It's interesting to see how the work of Prof Robert Bjork at the learning and forgetting lab at UCLA throws into question traditional paradigms -- and the findings seem to sit neatly with what we've been doing in the development of SpeakYourMind. Interesting food for thought - and more for the drawing board.


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