Can Learning Science Help Close Covid Learning Gaps?

Travis Koutsoubos-MilesBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better

TL;DR:  Learning new skills or content is hard, and COVID has made it even harder. But learning science can help. When learning something new, information enters our working memory system, but often isn’t stored in long-term memory. Passive learning strategies (like re-rereading material) do not help us retain information, but retrieval practice does. Retrieval practice involves the recollection or resurfacing … Read More