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Updated by Julie Frizzell on Aug 12, 2016
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Here's a list of resources I'd like to be able to use when developing my "Making Mathematics Memorable" session!

Making It Stick: Memorable Strategies to Enhance Learning

We all use strategies throughout our day to remember the variety of facts and ideas we need to retain. It is valuable for teachers, therapists, and parents to understand the memory process in order to become better equipped to help our students understand and use strategies.

First Day with Make It Stick, Jo Boaler, and Plickers

I want students to be less stressed before math tests.  I do not want them cramming the day before, asking me how to do every review problem because they have already forgotten, then asking me for more review problems to work.  I want students to connect the ideas not only of the current unit, but of…

Make It Stick: The Student Brochure

Motivated by Julie (see LOTS of good conversation on this document) and by Pam, I made my own Make It Stick handout for students. I plan to assign this as homework the first night and spend the second day discussing it in class. (The first day I want to do’s first day of inspirational math week.)

Making It Stick…With Beanbags

The book Making It Stick - the Science of Succesful Learning has caused me to consider how I approach practice and assessment in my math classroom. The section "Mix Up Your Practice", in particular, provides ideas for considering why spaced practice, rather than massed practice, should be considered in all courses. But it was an anecdote…

The Britt Files – Train Your Brain to Make Learning Stick

Professor Michael Britt has a Ph.D. in Social Psychology and teaches Psychology at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. He is the founder of The Psych Files podcast, which is consistently in the Top 10 of iTunes Higher Education podcasts and has over 10 million downloads worldwide.


Strengthen A Dendrite!

Strengthen A Dendrite!

our math brain is always under construction

our math brain is always under construction
Growth Mindset Maths

'Motivation is the most important factor in determining whether you succeed in the long run. What I mean by motivation is not only the desire to achieve, but also the love of learning, the love of challenge, and the ability to thrive on obstacles. These are the greatest gifts we can give our students.' (Dweck 2006)

How does your memory work? | Head Squeeze

Several of you have asked about how our memories are stored, LittleSolarSystem on YouTube asked 'Why does our brain store memory separately into long-term an...

Blue Sky Science: How does the brain remember things?

Blue Sky Science is a collaboration of the Wisconsin State Journal and the Morgridge Institute for Research. The questions are posed by visitors to Saturday ...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Human Memory

Check out 10 uncommon facts about memory. Many talk about "memory" as though it were a thing we have, like good teeth or bad eyes. In fact, our memories are ...

How Much Can Humans Remember

Afraid of running out of memory space in your brain? Humans can hold more information than you think. Watch this video to find out just how much. Anyhoo love...

3 Ideas for Encouraging Growth Mindset

Communicating and teaching growth mindset can impact your students tremendously. Three ways to engage reluctant students through growth mindset.