How do we teach in a brain friendly way so our learners will be more likely to recall the information? Five simple strategies will enable us to optimize memory formation. Last month we looked at
chunking as one of those strategies. In this issue, we will look at why
repetition plays such an important role in memory formation.
Dr. Rhoda Wolle is the Dean of Student Success and an Associate Professor of Education at Wisconsin Lutheran College in Milwaukee. She teaches Educational Psychology in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. She received her BS in Secondary Education from Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN. At Marian University, Fond du Lac, WI, she was awarded an MA in Education with special emphasis on students. She earned her PhD in Educational Psychology from Capella University in Minneapolis, MN. Rhoda has spoken internationally to thousands of educators, parents, and teens on the topic of education. She is a member of St. Lucas Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, WI. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, music, reading, sports, golf, sailing, and walking her dog Kipper.