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Reflection Helps Students Retain What They've Learned

Reflection Aids in Retaining Lessons

Researchers have found that post-lesson reflection helps students remember material they have learned in class, reported Education Week

In a study conducted by researchers at HEC Paris, participants were asked to solve brain teasers, think about what they had done and write about strategies they used. These post-lesson tools could be useful in all classrooms to help students better retain lesson content. 

Ellen Wexler of Education Week said the researchers found reflection leads to students' stronger feelings of self-efficacy, which in turn lead to improved performance. 

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Article by Navindra Persaud, EducationWorld Contributor

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