Why students don’t remember what they have been taught

Here a thoughtful article by Joe Kirby about why our pupils often don’t remember what they have been taught.  It is mainly relevant to the secondary curriculum – but also has important implications for SEN.  For example – why do our pupils find punctuation so difficult to remember?  It explains the important role of overlearning, testing and revisiting what you have taught.

http://pragmaticreform.wordpress.com/2013/11/16/memory/

 

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