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While there are many 3 and 4 star edtech tools out there, 5 starred tools are rare. Why? Higgin examines this question and uses his own business as an example. He’s come up with several key best practices by combing thousands of reviews:
“There is little scientific support for this fashionable idea—and stronger evidence for other learning strategies. It is clear that people have a strong sense of their own learning preferences (e.g., visual, kinesthetic, intuitive), but it is less clear that these preferences matter.” What does work? “Students are more successful when they space out their study sessions over time, experience the material in multiple modalities, test themselves on the material as part of their study practices, and elaborate on material to make meaningful connections rather than engaging in activities that involve simple repetition of information.”
Laura Truncellito- Laura is the founder and CEO of Language Scholars, LLC, a company which seeks to utilize cutting edge technology to enhance global learning and communication. email@example.com
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