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Educator Webinar: Dr. Agarwal Discusses Strategies to Facilitate Active Learning in 2020

Monday, February 3, 2020
By The TrueLearn Team

Watch our latest on-demand webinar led by leading Cognitive Scientist, Educator & Author of Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning, Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D., on incorporating research-based strategies in the classroom to facilitate active learning in 2020 and beyond. 

What's Covered:

  1. Four essential, evidence-based strategies to transform your teaching: retrieval practice, spacing, interleaving, and feedback-driven metacognition
  2. How to incorporate these strategies without additional prep time to raise academic success
  3. Live Q&A with Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D.

Who Should Watch:

This presentation is packed with insights for educators aiming to empower learners to take control of their test readiness plan and chart a course to their personal best test performance in 2020.

About Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D.

Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D. is a cognitive scientist, conducting research on how students learn since 2005. She is the author of the book Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning and an Assistant Professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, teaching psychological science to exceptional undergraduate musicians. She is also the Founder of RetrievalPractice.org, a source of research-based teaching strategies for more than 15,000 teachers around the world.

Dr. Agarwal’s research has been published in leading journals; highlighted by The New York Times, NPR, Scientific American, and Education Week; and recognized by the National Science Foundation.

Her love of learning formed at the outset of her career as a 4th and 5th grade teacher in St. Louis, Missouri. She received her Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, under the mentorship of distinguished memory scholar and author of Make it Stick, Henry L. Roediger, III.

Visit RetrievalPractice.org for practical resources from Dr. Agarwal to put the strategies discussed in the webinar to use.

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