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A Gardner

For More Students, Working on Wikis Is Part of Making the Grade - NYTimes.com - 8 views

  • students’ learning improved when they embarked on wiki projects
Ann Steckel

Font Size May Not Aid Learning, but Its Style Can, Researchers Find - NYTimes.com - 0 views

  • “Studying something in the presence of an answer, whether it’s conscious or not, influences how you interpret the question,
  • participants studying a difficult chapter on the industrial uses of microbes remembered more when they were given a poor outline — which they had to rework to match the material
  • raw effort, he and other researchers said. Concentrating harder. Making outlines from scratch. Working through problem sets without glancing at the answers. And studying with classmates who test one another.
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    We know this- working with the material, incorporating it with that we already know takes time- time on task - if a weirder font makes us think about the material more, we'll remember more
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