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The Secrets to Student Success
The Neuroscience Behind the Spacing Effect
Q: "What is the best way for students to retain information?
The answer? Simply, space out multiple study sessions over a long period. Called the “spacing effect,” hundreds of studies demonstrate it enhances long-term learning and retention — and is far better than cramming the night before an exam."
The Secret to Student Success? Teach Them How to Learn.
Metacognition: Thinking about and determining what you know from what you don’t know.
Often - It’s not until you’re asked to explain what you know (parts of a concept) - that the lightbulb goes on and you realize what you don’t know. Make this happen before your test by pre-quizzing yourself.
Practice recalling information: and re-membering concept parts.
Table of Contents: Skills for Success
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First: Learn How to Learn
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