On today’s episode, I get the pleasure of talking with Dr. Pooja Agarwal about retrieval practice.
Guest: Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D.
Cognitive Scientist, Memory Expert, and Education Consultant,
Founder of RetrievalPractice.org
Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D. is committed to bridging the gaps between research, teaching, and policy. Passionate about evidence-based education, Pooja has conducted retrieval practice research in a variety of classroom settings for more than 10 years, in collaboration with distinguished memory scholar Henry L. Roediger, III. In addition to her career as a scientist, Pooja earned elementary teacher certification and has extensive teaching experience at K-12 and university levels. To advance the use of scientifically-based learning strategies, she contributes her expertise through collaborations with students, educators, scientists, and policymakers worldwide.
Change the culture in your classroom by asking students (in reference to retrieval practice): “What is it we’re doing right now?” and “Why are we doing it?”
Check out www.retrievalpractice.org for helpful resources.
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