Dec 10, 2013-- At school, work, and at home, we are continuously learning. But how do we learn, and are we going about this essential life skill effectively? Educational psychologists are beginning to examine these questions, and the answers that have come up so far may be surprising. It turns out that learning in ways that are engaging and that involve critical thinking are more effective overall compared to techniques such as highlighting and re-reading text. In an information world where facts are abundant and easily searchable, this article probes us to take a step back and evaluate what we are learning through questioning and spreading things out rather than cramming. Check out this article to see if your approaches to learning make the grade -- and how you can improve!
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