https://twitter.com/ulrichboser/status/1173716439523635201 "According to the Educational Endowment Foundation (EEF), which performs studies to try and close achievement gaps, metacognition"and feedback are two most effective educational interventions it has tested. In this study, Stanford researcher Patricia Chen et al conducted two field experiments: Selected university students were offered a variety of prompts to help them think about how they studied, … Continue reading Tweet: Stanford study on Meta-cognition and Self-regulation.
https://twitter.com/ulrichboser/status/1171102215475531778 This study compared passive lectures with active learning using a randomized experimental approach and identical course materials The study reached the following findings; Students in the active classroom learn more.But, they feel like they learn less. It shows that this negative correlation is caused mostly by the increased cognitive effort required during active learning.
Big Fish Little Pond Effect: Students in higher-achieving schools will compare themselves with peers and consider themselves less capable, while equally performing students in lower-achieving settings have more confidence.#Education #learning https://t.co/nChvvJDIso— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) December 3, 2018“Big-fish-little-pond” is a concept in which students in higher-achieving schools will compare themselves with their peers and consider themselves … Continue reading Tweet: Big Fish Little Pond Effect
Neuro-scientists know a lot about how our brains learn new things, but not much about how they choose what to focus on while they learn. According to this study, a part of the brain called the paraventricular thalamus, or PVT, serves as a kind of gatekeeper, making sure that the brain identifies and tracks the … Continue reading Tweet: Stanford study on how the brain decides what to learn by Xiaoke Chen and Greg Nachtrab
External rewards or punishment can drive out elements of intrinsic motivation , But worse part is the life long effect of such branding which follows the student like a shadow. https://t.co/vIJTR7DZzT— Kiran Johny (@johnywrites) October 12, 2018There is phenomena called Motivation crowding out in psychology. It suggest that providing extrinsic incentives for certain kinds of behavior, … Continue reading Tweet: Damaging intrinsic motivation by external intervention.