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Making Learning Stick: Strategies for Successful Learning

Thursday, October 23, 2014 @ 1:30 PM-3:00 PM

WAIT LIST ONLY AS OF 10/20/14.

— lecture and book signing, Make It Stick, The Science of Successful Learning

Registration Required. FREE to the first 10 registrants, $10 per person thereafter. OPEN to ALL. Space is limited. Middle and high school students welcome. REGISTER HERE WAIT LIST ONLY AS OF 10/20/14.

Featured Speaker: Henry L. Roediger, III, Ph.D., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychology, Memory Lab, Washington University in St. Louis; and co-author, Make It Stick, The Science of Successful Learning

Guess what? Cramming and highlighting aren’t the golden tickets to long-term recall. Psychological research shows that people often use ineffective strategies to learn and remember. Washington University Distinguished University Professor in Arts & Sciences, Henry Roediger, talks about why this happens, discusses which common strategies are ineffective and should be avoided, and describes strategies that promote effective learning and long-term remembering. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for this insightful talk on the science of memory and Making It Stick!

“Make It Stick offers practical advice for learners of all ages, at all stages of life… and points the way forward with a very real prospect of tangible and enduring benefits.”

Psychology Today

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Date:
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time:
1:30 PM-3:00 PM
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OASIS at the Kirkwood Community Center
111 South Geyer Rd
Kirkwood, MO 63122 United States
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