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What Makes Learning Stick

  • Memory
  • Study skills
  • Assessment: Clickers (audience response devices)
  • Assessment: On-the-spot/formative
  • Assessment: Involving students
  • Teaching: Giving feedback
  • Teaching: Metacognition
  • Teaching: Questioning strategies
  • Teaching: Teaching for transfer
  • Teaching: Teaching for understanding
  • Social-emotional: Cognitive biases