Episode 43: Cognitive Load Theory and Letting Nerdy Kids Be Nerdy Kids

After a couple of weeks break. John (@jfcatto) goes on a deep dive into a review of the heavy theory of cognitive load.

Pete (@mr_van_w) flies a flag for little nerds and encourages teachers to listen without judging.

The episode:

http://teacherstalkingteaching.libsyn.com/episode-43-cognitive-load-theory-and-letting-nerdy-kids-be-nerdy-kids 

Articles:

John: Cognitive Load Theory: Research That Teachers Really Need to Understand – Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation

https://www.cese.nsw.gov.au//images/stories/PDF/cognitive_load_theory_report_AA1.pdf

 

Pete: Song of Joy- Teaching Students to Love What They Love – Doug Robertson (@theweirdteacher)

https://hestheweirdteacher.blogspot.com.au/2017/12/song-of-joy-teaching-students-to-love.html

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