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Two things often overlooked when establishing routines:
1. Design of the cue
2. Effort of the initial action
— Peps Mccrea (@PepsMccrea) July 25, 2021
Routines can be powerful tools for learning. However, they often fail at launch because we try to achieve too much too quickly.
→ Increase the chances of routines getting into orbit by focussing on consistency first, then ramping up the level of challenge.
— Peps Mccrea (@PepsMccrea) July 18, 2021
Routines offer serious value for learning.
However, they take time and effort to establish, and often come with an initial dip in performance. During this phase, it can be tempting to give up.
→ This is what @JamesClear calls the 'Valley of Latent Potential'.
— Peps Mccrea (@PepsMccrea) July 11, 2021
Routines redeploy attention
→ They enable students to spend less time thinking about the *process* of their learning and more time thinking about the *content* of their learning.
— Peps Mccrea (@PepsMccrea) July 4, 2021
*Essential* idea for teacher educators:
The 'Optimal Adaptability Corridor' → what it is, and why it's useful
🧵A thread… pic.twitter.com/QGHk8J4SGT
— Peps Mccrea (@PepsMccrea) May 23, 2021
Hi, I’m Peps. I write ultraconcise books for teachers → check them out.
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