Thursday, January 31, 2008

Information literacy communications study

Students who explain concepts score better
Four- and five-year-olds who explain new concepts to themselves or their mothers score much higher on tests than those who do not, according to a new Vanderbilt University study.
Rittle-Johnson,B, Saylor, M., & Swygart, K. (2008). Learning from explaining: Does it matter if mom is listening? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology (in press).

No comments: