Long-term Learning As teachers, one of our primary goals is to educate, allowing a child to take the information you have taught and apply it to their life. One issue is the retention of conceptual knowledge. I’m sure we can all relate where someone mentions an aspect of maths or science and we know that … Continue reading Teaching for Long-Term Memory?
A Cognitive Approach? A lot of mathematical learning research, particularly in the UK, involves a cognitive approach to learning. A behavioural approach may be linked to alleviating maths anxiety (most of the time – a cognitive approach may be taken to adjust thought processes) but the process of conceptualisation is typically explained through a cognitive … Continue reading Cognitive Activation in Maths