Study Skills: Testing yourself works best
|Frequent Testing is the most beneficial method|
|"Does the actual act of testing help the student to learn?"||Link||YouTube - Just the first 2 minutes of this clip from Dylan Wiliam|
|retrievalpractice.org||Link||How to Use Retrieval Practice to Improve Learning.
Contributers include Henry L. Roediger, III and Mark A. McDaniel who co-authored the popular book Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.
Ten Benefits of Testing and Their Applications to Educational Practice
|Link||pdf format co-authored by Henry L. Roediger III|
Taking Memory Tests Improves Long-Term Retention
|Research paper from Psychological Science journal. Detailed paper - you just need note the title and then read the 'General Discussion' at the end.|
|Studying for the Test by Taking It||Link||Bendict Carey in the nytimes.com.|
|Frequent tests can enhance college learning||Good to see that learning can improve at all levels.
Bendict Carey in the nytimes.com.
|Boosting college performance with daily online testing||Link||Paper abstract from the US National Library of Medicine|
|Retrieval Practice Produces More Learning than Elaborative Studying with Concept Mapping||Another academic paper with the same message. Abstract only, this time from the AAAS|
|The Critical Importance of Retrieval for Learning||Another paper abstract from the AAAS. "The results demonstrate the critical role of retrieval practice in consolidating learning and show that even university students seem unaware of this fact."|
Active Retrieval Promotes Meaningful Learning
|Research paper (pdf) from Perdue University|
|Retrieval Practice, with or without Mind Mapping, Boosts Fact Learning in Primary School Children|
|Why don’t students remember what they’ve learned?||Blogpost from pragmatic reform|
|Improving Classroom Performance by Challenging
Student Misconceptions About Learning
|From Stephen Chew in psychologicalscience.org|
|Why reading followed by re-reading doesn't work||
Blogpost from learningscientists.org
|Be Your Own Teacher: How To Study With Flashcards||Link||Blogpost from learningscientists.org|