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1

What does Bjork contend we need to insert in our curriculum to improve learning?

"Desirable difficulties"

2

What type of assessment is Ofqual saying all reformed exams will feature?

"Synoptic assessment"

3

Which 2 skills will all reformed examinations demand from pupils?

- More problem-solving skills
- More extended writing

4

After studying a topic, students remember most if they...

Take repeated tests on it, without further study

5

What phenomenon means taking a memory test not only assesses what one knows, but also enhances later retention?

Roediger's 'testing effect'

6

Name 3 myths regarding learning which have recently been debunked?

- Brain gym
- Learning styles
- Too much teacher talk
- Discovery learning

7

What's the most effective memorisation technique, as stated by Professor Paul Howard-Jones of Bristol University?

Spacing

8

What classroom technique is the best way of reducing students' cognitive overload?

"Worked examples"