So if you haven’t come across the concept of working memory, you really haven’t been paying attention. Understanding Working Memory provides the panacea for all your teaching ills:
David Didau (@DavidDidau) has used the concept to discuss problems that might come from “Reading Along“.
Greg Ashman (@greg_ashman) champions its use because it underlies “Cognitive Load Theory”.
Baddeley’s interpretation of Working Memory provides a theoretical underpinning of Meyer’s “Dual Coding” – you learn more from words and pictures – which is all over the place at the moment.
It is a…
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