Search form

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. 

Read the full story.


Article by Navindra Persaud, EducationWorld Contributor

Latest Education News
After conducting a survey, elearning director Peter West shares what his students think about teachers using blended...
Code.org has announced a new commitment to ensuring student privacy.
What better way to promote summer learning than to engage in STEM activities?
Check out this resource guide for teaching about the general election before it happens on November 8.
Why Singapore's math curriculum is creating the world's best and brightest in the subject.