With this post, we offer a brief video to introduce the first of our Emphatically Recommended Readings™ – which is ….
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We think Make It Stick is one of the best books available for summing up the most important research on how we learn – and making useful suggestions for how to create better learning experiences.
Naturally, learning is at the heart of the Leading Learning Symposium, and creating effective learning is at the heart of delivering high value learning experiences to drive your education business.
So, this seems like a great reading to start us off.
We encourage you to pick up a copy of of Make It Stick on Amazon as soon as you can. It’s an easy and highly valuable read worth many, many multiples of the purchase price.
Whether or not you have the time to read the full book right now, the video highlights and briefly discusses five key concepts from it:
- Prior Knowledge
- Effortful Retrieval
- Spaced Practice
Be sure to also catch our podcast interview with Make It Stick co-author Peter C. Brown. And, note this recent research on the power of interleaving, as discussed on PsyBlog.
Finally, here’s a link back to the main Emphatically Recommended Readings page.