Multiple exposures

Students are given multiple opportunities to encounter, engage with, and elaborate on new knowledge and skills

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Key elements of Multiple exposures
  • Students have time to practice what they have learnt
  • Timely feedback provides opportunities for immediate correction and improvement

It takes ‘three or four experiences involving interaction with relevant information for a new knowledge construct to be created in working memory and then transferred to long-term memory’ (Nuthall, 2000, p.93).

Will I remember this?

The numeracy educator explicitly values knowing and provides related experiences which re-engage the learner; requiring them to explore, clarify and communicate their learning.

Questioning and feedback are used to gauge the level and depth of learning, address misconceptions and promote deeper engagement.

Learners’ ideas are acknowledged and challenged over time to enable them to recognise, connect and describe their learning.

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