Tag - long-term memory

Science of learning: Interleaving (Long-term memory)

Interleaving means revisiting or reinforcing previous topics and switching between ideas. Rather than teaching topics as stand-a-lone, practice is distributed across multiple episodes. Evidence suggests interleaving can support long-term memory in the following ways: Help pupils to see the links, similarities and differences between ideas more easily. Builds long-term memory since pupils are required to switch between …

Science of learning: Spaced practice (Long-term memory)

Spaced Practice involves studying the same information over multiple sessions rather than cramming it all into one. Through doing this pupils review material in short bursts over a long period of time rather than in a single massed amount of time. This gives their minds time to form connections between the ideas and concepts so …