Tag: successive relearning

BELONG - RESPECT - ACHIEVE - ASPIRE

An overview: Plans, cycles and spirals

I have spent far, far too long on this series of posts and I have @davidErogers (and Paul Blake before him) to thank for that. When we worked together, in his office, above his desk, David would build oversized teaching and learning models. Prominently displayed, directly opposite the door as you entered, the model would…
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11 Aug ’21 2

Elaborative questioning and CRM (Part 5)

In Part 4 of this post, together with Ben Windsor @MrClassics3 we discussed the importance of the corrective feedback stage of using RememberMore’s Classroom (CRM) function in practicality. Read it here. The feedback stage of the RememberMore protocol closes the loop and allows a new one to be opened. As with the routines at the beginning…
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21 Jun ’21 0

Memorisation too good to forget?

Wrestling with my own thoughts, as an advocate for Successive Relearning, I’ll defend rote learning more broadly another day. What I want to clarify, for myself, for future conversations, is why I am an advocate of memorisation. I very much doubt it will be what you think. I’ve long been a strong proponent of memorisation,…
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13 Jun ’21 0

What if learners arrived to our classrooms with X substantive knowledge?

This is just an idea, a proposal, an idea incubating, at that. I have been thinking about the notion for a little while and shared it with a few trusted educator colleagues. There are upsides and downsides however I would be interested in discussing this idea with any school or group of schools that would…
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15 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