Retrieval practice: The “Must Have” powerful learning strategy!

Retrieval practice assessment “When we think about learning, we typically focus on getting information ‘into’ students’ heads. What if instead, we focus on getting information ‘out’ of students’ heads?”

The process of retrieving memory involves recreating the pathway to the information that is stored, the sequence of neural activities gets reactivated so as to revive a piece of information in the mind. When restudying a concept the focus entirely lies on the already presented information but when retrieval practice is applied then the entire pathway is rehearsed instead of just the end goal.

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