ACCESS-ABILITY Volume3_Issue2 - Page 41

BOOK-TALK Make it Stick is a book abou t su ccessf u l lear n in g t h r ou gh lever agin g cogn it ive scien ce. M em or y plays a cr it ical r ole in ou r abilit y t o u se h igh er -or der ed pr oblem -solvin g sk ills, ou r abilit y t o apply pr ocedu r al k n ow ledge t o a w ide var iet y of act ivit ies, an d ou r abilit y t o m ake in f er en ces f r om w h at is k n ow n . M em or y even plays a r ole in t h e cogn it ive u n der pin n in gs of in t u it ion . Make it Stick is a book abou t h ow t o u se cu r r en t in f or m at ion abou t lear n in g an d m em or y t o en h an ce you r capacit y t o in t er n alize n ew con cept s. Som e of t h e book is devot ed t o du al codin g t h eor y, w h ich is also a cen t r al st r at egy in t h e Visual Tools (Roger Essley) m et h od ou t lin ed in t h is issu e. Pu t sim ply, du al codin g t h eor y is abou t t h e pow er f u l m n em on ic ef f ect of pair in g visu al an d ver bal in f or m at ion . Read on t o lear n h ow !