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How to check if you really know something

How can you tell if you have really learnt something?

There is a huge gap between being familiar with something and really knowing it. This is

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Using cognitive load theory in the classroom

Cognitive load theory is a concept that is becoming increasingly popular in education, with many teachers starting to use its principles in their

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5 ways to manage your phone better

Students are literally addicted to their mobile phones. Having parents and teachers constantly telling students to put their phone away or to turn it

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Does high intelligence lead to success?

How important is innate natural ability? This may mean different things for different context. For example, in sport, it may be about height. In

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Multi-tasking is a myth

Multi-tasking is a myth. It does not exist.

For things that require our conscious effort and concentration, it is all but impossible to do two things

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The eight-hour sleep challenge

The majority of students recognise that a poor night’s sleep affects their abilities to concentrate and remember information the next day. However,

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Flashcards: what, when, how, and where?

When revising, many students spend hours re-reading their notes and highlighting the most important phrases. However, such revision practices are

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Should universities give unconditional offers?

The number of unconditional offers universities are giving prospective students is at its highest rate ever, with 23% of students receiving one last

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