How should students revise? A brief guide

How should students revise? A brief guide by Written by Carl Hendrick (chronotope)
One of the biggest lessons from research is that many students don't really know how to study.
Fascinating post looking at metacognition, pacing, and the cognitive practices behind revision of student work.

One of the biggest lessons from research is that many students don’t really know how to study. Various studies have shown that students rate re-reading and highlighting as the most effective ways of revising when in reality they are often a waste of time giving an illusion of competence in the short term at the expense of long term gains.

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