Sunday, November 24, 2019

book: Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning

Recommendations | Barbara Oakley

"If we had to select a single book to recommend to instructors of any kind, it would be this masterpiece—the best book on teaching that we’ve ever read.

In Powerful Teaching, Agarwal and Bain provide a tour de force of practical ideas and explanations involving retrieval practice, explaining how this vital topic is related to concepts such as interleaving, deliberate practice, formative assessments.

Retrieval practice is so much deeper than simple memorization: As Powerful Teaching notes: “we typically focus on getting information into students’ heads. On the contrary, one of the most robust findings from cognitive science research is the importance of getting information out of students’ heads. Based on a century of research, in order to transform learning, we must focus on getting information out – a strategy called retrieval practice.”

Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning: Pooja K. Agarwal, Patrice M. Bain: 9781119521846: AmazonSmile: Books

Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning - Pooja K. Agarwal, Patrice M. Bain - Google Books

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