Best practice tips for learning and memory

Best practice tips are strategies that have been evaluated in other settings, target a relevant factor (such as a teaching style that lowers student anxiety), or is considered best practice by experts in the field.

Tailor the assessment approach

Some students may need extra break time for reading or writing. They may need to take breaks.

Obtain student voice

Check in with students. Some students may need adjustments to the teaching pace, their goals or the level of support given.

Remove distractions

Some students may be easily distracted by objects both inside and outside the classroom environment. Consider sitting the student away from, or with their back, to the windows.

Provide a support environment

Students might lack confidence and may worry that they will not be able to keep up with other students. Acknowledge efforts and encourage participation.