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Stick the Learning

Brain-Based Teaching Techniques to Increase Retention, Application, and Transfer

By: Eric Saunders

Research shows that desirable difficulties as achieved with spaced repetition, interleaving, and retrieval (SIR) have positive long-term impacts on student learning, because the learning sticks. This book guides you through these three techniques for a more brain-compatible classroom geared toward student success.

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Format: Paperback

Powerful brain-based techniques to accelerate learning and ensure long-term student success

Combing through research for effective teaching strategies is a big ask for busy educators. This concise guide bridges brain-based learning theory with everyday instructional practice to maximize teacher effectiveness for visible student achievement. Learn three powerful, doable techniques proven to support long-term retention: spaced repetition, interleaving, and retrieval (SIR). Explore engaging activities designed to improve student retention, application, and transfer by easily integrating SIR into your classroom.

This user-friendly guide to sticky learning will help K–12 teachers

  • Understand the SIR techniques that support a brain-compatible classroom
  • Use activities to better implement SIR in the classroom
  • Understand the importance of utilizing repetition and interleaving alongside retrieval
  • Increase student achievement
  • Reflect on their own growth and success in implementing SIR techniques

Related Topics

21st Century SkillsBrain-Compatible LearningInstruction


Additional Information

Product Code: BKG083

ISBN: 9781954631359

Published By: Solution Tree

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