What, if anything, can knowledge gleaned from cognitive psychology do for classroom teachers? I have heard the gamut of opinions on this subject, from “Anyone who is not a teacher cannot tell teachers anything of value” to “Cognitive science is going to save American education.” (The former opinion was expressed by a teacher; the latter by a college president.)
Let me make explicit what, in my view, results from cognitive psychology can and cannot do for teachers.
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A new online content resource center, formally launched March 9 by the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME), will make more than 8,000 classroom materials available to teachers, faculty, and learners worldwide, at no cost. In the weeks before its public launch, more than 10,000 people reportedly visited the newly created OER (Open Educational Resources) Commons … Full Story