Teaching with Keynote: #4 Dual-coding with Shapes

Learning visuals such as icons, diagrams and images help students remember information. In Keynote students can draw around shapes and add handwritten notes to learn concepts and ideas. If students create visuals from memory (without notes), it can also be a great retrieval activity as they are recalling and conceptualising knowledge from memory.

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Episode 10: Retrieval Practice Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D.

In this exciting episode of The Staffroom, we spoke about retrieval practice with Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D. (@PoojaAgarwal) an expert in the field of cognitive science. Pooja is the Founder of RetrievalPractice.org, a hub of research, resources, and teaching strategies based on the science of learning. Listen for her practical tips and ideas on the most powerful learning strategy - retrieval practice!

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Episode 9: The Science of Sketch-noting Oliver Caviglioli

In this episode, we were lucky enough to speak to Oliver Caviglioli about the power of learning visuals and its basis in cognitive psychology. Oliver (@olicav) is an information designer who is widely known as an expert in visualising educational concepts. In recent years, he has worked with lots of different teacher-authors in illustrating their books.

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