Visible Learning and The Science of How we Learn

timjumpclarke

If you have not had a chance to read the new book by John Hattie and David Yates – there are a great deal of good points and interesting research.Below are some quotes that I found interesting, I hope that you may find some of them interesting to.

Hattie and Yates – Visible Learning and The Science of How we Learn

  • We are motivated by knowledge gaps but not by knowledge chasms
  • Feedback matters a lot. It should always focus on next steps.
  • Knowing what to do matters more than knowing what your level is.
  • Understanding what to do is greatly helped by worked examples which are analysed.
  • Great feedback provides a map – it is a mode of processing but also motivating and ensuring that a knowledge gap is bridgeable and does now become a chasm.
  • Feedback is as much about reflecting on your own effectiveness as a…

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