An Authoritative Study of Two High-Impact Learning Strategies
To boost long-term retention, research shows that retrieval practice—using quizzes and flash cards, for example—and spacing learning sessions over time can make a dramatic difference.
December 9, 2022
To find more information about the studies featured in the video, check out these resources:
- 2022 review of research on the science of effective learning with spacing and retrieval practice, by Shana K. Carpenter, Steven C. Pan, and Andrew C. Butler
- 2021 study of how spaced mathematics practice improves test scores and reduces overconfidence in middle school students, by William G. Emeny, Marissa K. Hartwig, and Doug Rohrer
- 2015 study on test-enhanced learning in third-grade children, by Antonio Jaeger, Raquel Eloísa Eisenkraemer, and Lilian Milnitsky Stein
To learn more about 2022’s most compelling research findings for educators, visit “The 10 Most Significant Education Studies of 2022.”