We’ve all got a limited amount of working memory, so when we have to handle information in more than one way, our load gets heavier, and progressively more challenging to manage.
when you lighten the load, it’s easier for students’ brains to take information in and transform it into memory.
The duplicated pieces of information--spoken and written--don’t positively reinforce one another; instead, the two effectively flood students’ abilities to handle the information.
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mixing visual cues with auditory explanations (in math and science classrooms, in particular) are essential and effective
delivering content in a conversational tone will increase learning
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