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From Failing to Fortune

A technique called systematic reflection can promote learning from our failures, but also from our successes, too ... More>


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How We Learn

Within the past few years, there has been a great upsurge of interest and excitement about basic and translational research in instruction and learning. Much of the credit belongs to […]... More>


Observer Article

The Science of Learning and the Learning of Science

Students’ performance during instruction is commonly viewed as a measure of learning and a basis for evaluating and selecting instructional practices. Laboratory findings question that view: Conditions of practice that […]... More>


Observer Article

Temporal Spacing and Learning

Studies going back a century and more have found that spacing learning episodes across time sometimes enhances memory. The so-called spacing effect is the topic of hundreds of articles, and […]... More>


Observation

Test-enhanced Learning

Every student hates tests, and teachers often aren’t fond of them either. A pain to study for and a pain to take, they are also time-consuming to give and to […]... More>