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What the Learning Sciences Are Teaching Us About Learning – Pt. 3

Education Domain Blog

Authors: Bror Saxberg

Issues: Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction, Learn Lessons from the Field


This is the sixth vlog in a series sharing highlights from keynote addresses that will focus on current events and themes in education. This video features the topic of the learning sciences.


Bror Saxberg, Vice President of the Learning Sciences at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, discusses cognition and how education should aim to get both long-term memory and working memory to work together. Additionally, he dives into what gets people to actually be motivated in learning and how to use a student’s individual preference and learning style to personalize their learning experience.