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Marianne Stenger

Marianne Stenger

Education writer with Open Colleges

I'm an education writer with Open Colleges, one of Australia's leading online education providers.

I've been writing for publications and blogs the education industry for about four years now. My interests lie in educational psychology, and I cover everything from learning tips and the latest research in education to online learning tools and the use of new technologies in the classroom.

Posts

  • Formative Assessment
    You’ve crafted high-quality feedback. Now here are four tips for helping your students engage with it.
  • Brain-Based Learning
    A neurological study has shown that curiosity makes our brains more receptive for learning, and that as we learn, we enjoy the sensation of learning.
  • Formative Assessment
    In recent years, research has confirmed what most teachers already knew: providing students with meaningful feedback can greatly enhance learning and improve student achievement. Professor James Pennebaker from the University of Texas at Austin has been researching the benefits of frequent testing and the feedback it leads to. He explains that in the history of the study of learning, the role of feedback has always been central.