Quick Tip: Teaching to the Brain for Learning
Regardless of discipline, student learning is dependent on student memory. Edutopia's article, "Why Students Forget—and What You Can Do About It," shares strategies instructors can use to reinforce what students are learning that are applicable across disciplinary contexts.
Before reading about these strategies, the article presents the brain science behind human memory useful in designing learning experiences. Sharing how memory works with students as they engage in activities or exercises only maximizes students' success.