The science of learning

Evidence into Practice

Deans for impact

Here’s a really clear, short and applicable summary of the key areas of cognitive science which can be applied to the classroom:

The Science of Learning

The summary looks at six questions about learning, giving a quick summary of the science and some ideas about how they might apply in schools and classrooms. It effectively summarises a great deal of things I’ve written about over the last couple of years in six pages! Here are some links for further reading for some of the key points of the summary:

1. How do students understand new ideas?
2. How do students learn and retain new information?
3. How do students solve problems?
  • Automating the recall of key knowledge to reduce the load on working memory and…

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