If I am in an older classroom I will teach them how to create a weekly planner and plan time to study for test, quizzes, etc. I will do this because I know that distributed practice is much more efficient for memory than massed practice is. (239)
Even in the year 2016, when we have all of the technology in the world right at our fingertips, the old-fashioned practice of handwriting notes in class continues to be the best method of learning. Actually writing things down on paper – not typing them, not plugging them into your iPhone, not listening to a recording or watching a video – is still the most effective way to memorize and comprehend the material.