Make It Stick
  • Author : Peter C. Brown
  • Release Date : 14 April 2014
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Genre : Education
  • Pages : 313
  • ISBN 13 : 9780674729018
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Book excerpt: Discusses the best methods of learning, describing how rereading and rote repetition are counterproductive and how such techniques as self-testing, spaced retrieval, and finding additional layers of information in new material can enhance learning.

Make It Stick

Make It Stick

Author : Peter C. Brown,Henry L. Roediger (III),Mark A. McDaniel
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Genre : Education
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Make It Stick

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