Tag: clt


Where retrieval practice meets CLT

“I’ll pour this pestilence into his ear” Act 2 Scene 3 It has been a while since I got behind the keyboard to blog. Following the positive reception to “Why and how we should be using retrieval practice and space learning,” I been working on the follow up. I was asked if I would expand…
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1 Jan ’22 0

The single most important thing for teachers to know

Cognitive load theory was recently described by British educationalist Dylan Wiliam as ‘the single most important thing for teachers to know’ (Wiliam 2017). My longest ever blog post title is not a professed assertion, rather a quote from Dylan Wiliam. Cognitive load theory (CLT) seems to be the topic of the year. Signposted by Greg…
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18 Sep ’17 0