The Science of Student Attention

What’s the secret to great teaching? Well, there isn’t one – if there was one magic wand you could just wave, we’d have told you already! But one place to start could be with keeping your students’ attention. A recent study sheds new light on this important issue – it’s awfully tough, after all, to…

Going Meta

When we encounter new information, we process it first through concrete examples. Organizing those concrete examples into abstract concepts is a second step in our learning. This is why it is so important to choose your examples carefully, and to present multiple examples, which, ideally, differ in all but the key concept you are trying…