Tag: retrieval practice

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15% failure rates

This post has been in draft for a few months now however prompted by @CatherineRusht2‘s mention of the “Goldilocks Principle” – I finished and posted it. Fortuitous indeed. You get the analogy. Just the “right” amount of difficulty – not too hard but also not too easy. A level of difficult is desirable because they…
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12 Jan ’22 0

Latimer, Peyre and Ramus (2021)

A Meta-Analytic Review of the Benefit of Spacing out Retrieval Practice Episodes on Retention 3948 results, processed down to 42 studies selected for screening, 29 studies fulfilled the criteria. Two key questions Spaced versus Massed Repeated Retrieval Practice Expanding versus Uniform Spacing Schedule Moderators included Setting Education Level Type of Material Design Test Type Used…
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2 Oct ’21 0
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Learning Efficiency

Let’s start with understanding what “Learning Efficiency” is, as until this week, I had not encountered this term before. Learning Efficiency is the “positive relation between learning rate (speed of learning) and retention (amount remembered after a delay).” That definition gave me reason to investigate further. Simply, a more efficient learner can acquire information faster…
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20 May ’21 0
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From retrieval towards Successive Relearning

This way… Retrieval practice as a teaching and learning strategy swiftly replaced “the testing effect.” From what I witnessed, retrieval practice was initially positioned as a revision strategy, it is now a prevalent teaching, and learning, strategy. I say “now,” that evolution has taken more than ten years. “The benefit of retrieval practice is one…
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1 May ’21 0
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RememberMore App in the wild

For those of you who know about the development of RememberMore (RM) – this summer term (2021) marked a significant milestone for our edventure. It marked the availability of the RM app via the app stores to schools, educators and learners, extending and optimising the reach and impact of Successive Relearning and classroom.remembermore.app (CRM), ahead…
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26 Apr ’21 0

Opening with RememberMore

One of the key benefits of working on RememberMore on two fronts, as developer and practitioner, is that the hands on delivery experience is just so insightful in designing and building the classroom.remembermore.app (CRM), platform and RM app. So what is new this term or cycle as we see it. My sixth cycle or start…
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24 Apr ’21 0