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Applying Strategies to Support Students in Working Memory

Getting students to improve their working memory often involves certain strategies employed by the teacher. This collection offers some insight into what working memory is and some strategies that support it in the classroom.
A Collection By Jeffrey Sack
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Applying Strategies to Support Students in Working Memory
  • Jeffrey Sack says:
    Knowing the connection between working memory and learning is important for teachers and school psychologists. This text provides assessment tools, interventions, and current evidence-based best practices that can help teachers to develop plans to support learning and memory. I think this text would be a great resource for all teachers as it covers the full gambit of working memory issues.
  • readingrockets.org

    10 Strategies to Enhance Students' Memory

    5 minute read
    Jeffrey Sack says:
    Here is a wonderful article that provides several different strategies that help improve a student's working memory. I think they are all very practical and would be very easy to implement in the classroom. I think all teachers should employ these techniques.
  • mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk

    Working Memory and Learning Difficulties

    15 minute read
    Jeffrey Sack says:
    How can one improve their working memory, especially if they experience learning difficulties? This article presents some tips that can be used with students (or anyone for that matter) in efforts to enhance their learning. With the presence of learning-disabled students in every classroom, I think it is essential teachers know some tricks to help them improve their learning.
  • understood.org

    5 Ways Kids Use Working Memory to Learn

    5 minute read
    Jeffrey Sack says:
    I really like the way the author of this article presents the topics and explains why they are important. The takeaways at the end do a wonderful job of summing up her thoughts. I think this is another excellent resource to learn more about working memory.
  • edutopia.org

    Put Working Memory to Work in Learning

    5 minute read
    Jeffrey Sack says:
    The author defines working memory as the conscious processing and managing of information required to carry out complex cognitive tasks. This article does a great job of defining the topic and offering some history into its background. She also provides some tips for teachers on how to improve the working memory of students. I like her approach and think this article would be a great place to start reading.
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