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Retrieval Practice is deliberate and systematic recall practice to help move ideas, concepts, and skills into working memory.
To combat learning loss and increase long-term learning durability, implement regular metacognition and reflection strategies that require students to think about what they know. Common considerations for retrieval practice activities include:
Retrieval Practice is effective when students are regularly thinking about what they know, but the benefits of such practice are reduced when activities are branded as assessment as opposed to practice.
Consider four more Retrieval Practice strategies at retrievalpractice.org
Read more about retrieval practice and other metacognition considerations in The Metacognition Guide.
Watch a concise explanation from RetrievalPractice.org here: