Jan 282011
 

1.28.11 Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia Daniel Willingham joins Coy to discuss the recent New York Times study on childhood education. According to the article in which Willingham is quoted as an expert, students learn better when tested on material before they study it. The UVA professor explains how the research experiment was conducted, at what levels this study can be applied, the benefits of “concept mapping,” and where we go from here. Be sure to check out Willingham’s most recent book Why Don’t Students Like School?.