Guided practice deepens students’ knowledge and helps them understand how they’re learning.
True or False? Students will learn better if their teacher varies the modality of teaching to match each student’s preferred learning style…
True or False? Homework should be given every night, as this routine promotes learning.
True or False? Typing notes in class is just as effective as handwriting them.
The key to truly learning something—as opposed to going through the motions, only to lose the information before it’s retained—is understanding how knowledge makes it into our long-term memory.
True or False? Male and female brains are significantly different.
True or False? Teaching students how to multitask will help them work more efficiently.
After asking herself if anyone at her school was teaching how the brain works, guest author Jessica Clingman made it her goal to become a neuromyth buster.