Tag: spacing

Memory for effective study skills

12 December 2018

‘If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.’ Einstein Memory is a wonderful trait of human beings. Now, more than ever in history, scientists are unlocking the secrets to enhancing memory and this is extremely important to educators. Memory, as a concept, often is relegated to a minimal role, perhaps because […]

Posted on: 12 December 2018
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Alleviating the revision burden

14 December 2017

‘I think revision is basically cheating. If you don’t know the stuff from your lessons then it’s your problem.’
I remember these words (or something approximating them) being spoken to me by a friend at school before we faced our year 11 mocks. Let’s be honest, from Tim’s mouth it was a bizarre exercise in self-justification as to why he had not done any revision. […]

Author: Marcus Jones: Research and Literacy lead, Huntington
Posted on: 14 December 2017
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What I Learned from the Learning Scientists

2 October 2017

After attending a workshop by Dr. Yana Weinstein at ResearchEd MatSci last year I was intrigued by the work of the Learning Scientists, so I jumped at the opportunity to listen to her again, with Megan Smith, to learn more about their work. […]

Author: Rachel Garbett, Maths teacher and Huntington Research School Associate
Posted on: 2 October 2017
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