How Students Learn

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How people learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School:Expanded Edition Overview/Summary Document, Research Document Science of Learning, Processes of Teaching & Learning, STEM Learning Environments, How Students Learn, How Teachers Learn, Informal Learning Environments, Formal Learning Environments PCEP
Knowing what Students Know Executive Summary: The Science and Design of Educational Assessment Overview/Summary Document Science of Learning, Processes of Teaching & Learning, Assessment/Evaluation, How Students Learn, Forms of Assessment PCEP
Learning Progressions in Science: An Evidence-based Approach to Reform Tom Corcoran, Frederic A. Mosher, Aaron Rogat Research Document Science of Learning, Processes of Teaching & Learning, Learning Objectives, How Students Learn, Formal Learning Environments PCEP
Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning Pashler, H., Bain, P., Bottgr, B., Graesser, A., Koedinger, K., McDaniel, M., and Metcalfe, J. Overview/Summary Document, Research Document Science of Learning, Processes of Teaching & Learning, How Students Learn PCEP
Encouraging Girls in Math and Science Halpern, D.F., Aronson, J., Reimer, N., Simpkins, S., Star, J.R., Wentzel, K. Overview/Summary Document, Research Document Science of Learning, Processes of Teaching & Learning, STEM Learning Environments, How Students Learn PCEP
Making Science Accessible to English Learners: A Guidebook for Teachers Carr, J., Sexton, U., Lagunoff, R. Overview/Summary Document, Research Document Science of Learning, How Students Learn, Multilingual Classrooms, Education in Indigenous Communities, Formal Learning Environments, Culturally-Appropriate Assessment-Evaluation PCEP

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A document, website, curriculum or other kind of content that provides useful information related to climate education.
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Content originates from either the Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), from other sources vetted by WestEd (WestEd) or by the Pacific Islands Climate Education Partnership (PCEP), or from self-reported (and non-vetted) material entered directly by users/members.
Recommendation 1: Space learning over time. To help students remember key facts, concepts, and knowledge, this report recommends that teachers arrange for students to be exposed to key course conc... Research Finding Science of Learning, Processes of Teaching & Learning, How Students Learn Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning PCEP
Recommendation 2: Interleave worked example solutions and problem-solving exercises. When teaching mathematical or science problem solving, the expert panel recommends that teachers interleave wor... Research Finding Science of Learning, Processes of Teaching & Learning, How Students Learn Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning PCEP
Recommendation 3: Combine graphics with verbal descriptions. The expert panel recommends that teachers combine graphical presentations (e.g., graphs, figures) that illustrate key processes and con... Research Finding Science of Learning, Processes of Teaching & Learning, How Students Learn Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning PCEP
Recommendation 4: Connect and integrate abstract and concrete representations of concepts. The expert panel recommends that teachers connect and integrate abstract representations of a concept wit... Research Finding Science of Learning, Processes of Teaching & Learning, How Students Learn Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning PCEP
Recommendation 5: Use quizzing to promote learning. The process of taking a quiz or test can directly promote learning in the context of classroom instruction and reduce the rate at which informat... Research Finding Science of Learning, Processes of Teaching & Learning, How Students Learn Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning PCEP
Recommendation 6: Help students allocate study time efficiently. To promote efficient and effective study habits, the expert panel recommends that teachers help students more accurately assess wha... Research Finding Science of Learning, Processes of Teaching & Learning, How Students Learn Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning PCEP
Recommendation 7: Help students build explanations by asking and answering deep questions. When students have acquired a basic set of knowledge about a particular topic of study and are ready to b... Research Finding Science of Learning, Processes of Teaching & Learning, How Students Learn Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12 Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning PCEP

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