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Nov 19

More Of vs. Less Of


We must continue to change CLASSROOMS to meet the needs of students, rather than change STUDENTS to meet the needs of our classrooms.

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How we can change classrooms to Fit Kids!

Less of:

Rows of desks

“Ability grouping”

Whole class teaching

Silence

Identical assignments for all

Teacher talk

More of:

Centers

Flexible groups

Conversation

Differentiated Curriculum

Student-student talk

 




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There are two fundamental phenomena regarding memory that all educators should be quite attentive to as they directly affect memory and how well students remember information after initially presented.

By understanding these two essential factors affecting working memory detailed in November 2017 Ed Tip, educators will be able to drastically improve students’ retention of new information.