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The Future of Studying

16 Sep

Some thoughtful issues raised in this blog post by Andrew Cohen.

edtechdigest.com

The process of studying is broken, but technology alone isn’t the fix.

GUEST COLUMN | by Andrew Cohen

CREDIT BrainscapeCharlotte Davis couldn’t figure it out. Her Biology lesson plans were fun and engaging. She ran such great lab activities where her students enthusiastically collaborated to solve real-world problems. And she assigned all the great online homework activities that the publishing company had provided her school. Why were so many of her students still bombing her midterm and final exam?

The problem, as many learning scientists could tell you, is that the very process of studying is fundamentally broken in today’s education system. While classrooms have tremendously evolved in terms of technology, access to information, and management systems — the way people study has remained relatively unchanged for centuries. Even the majority of today’s

While classrooms have tremendously evolved in terms of technology, access to information, and management systems — the way people study…

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