What are retrieval practices?
Retrieval practice is a strategy in which bringing information to Retrieval mind enhances and boosts learning.
Why is retrieval important for students?
Retrieval practice is the strategy of recalling facts, concepts, or events from memory in order to enhance learning. The act of retrieving something from your memory actually strengthens the connections holding it there, making it more likely that you’ll be able to recall it in the future.
Retrieval practice examples.
Example of retrieval practice is using flashcards as a study tool. Sometimes called the “testing effect,” retrieval practice in teaching is not limited to quizzes or exams, but can include any exercise where students attempt to retrieve what they have learned from their memory.