Where do early years teachers turn to for research on retrieval practice?
Retrieval practice may benefit memory retention, but it may not be the best way to support the processing required for the learning, especially in early years classrooms.
How can we help Early Years teachers?
Without question, retrieval practice (RP) has become increasingly popular with teachers; access to research (dating back 130 years) and cognitive science continues to signpost that is one of the most effective learning strategies - not assessment strategies.
How much effort should a teacher invest in using retrieval practice in the classroom?