Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning – A Visual Summary

In their book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning, authors Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III, and Mark A. McDaniel lay out the science-based practices that lead to sticky learning. In this new video I share the three overarching takeaways from the book and explore how they relate to the skill of sketchnoting.

Here are a few of the highlights:

  • Focus on retrieval, not review.
  • Space out your learning, don’t cram.
  • Keep it varied, not monotonous.

And here’s how the final visual turned out:

If you watch the whole video, let me know if there’s a new practice that you plan to weave into your learning efforts.

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