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  1. Lesson One - Pre-reading

    The Power of Prereading - Part One
  2. The Power of Prereading - Part Two
  3. The Power of Prereading - Part Three
  4. The Power of Prereading - Part Four
  5. The Power of Prereading - Part Five
  6. Lesson Two - Single Tasking
    Single Tasking - Part One
  7. Single Tasking - Part Two
  8. Single Tasking - Part Three
  9. Single Tasking - Part Four
  10. Single Tasking - Part Five
  11. Lesson Three - Recognition and Recall
    Recognition and Recall - Part One
  12. Recognition and Recall - Part Two
  13. Recognition and Recall - Part Three
  14. Recognition and Recall - Part Four
  15. Recognition and Recall - Part Five
  16. Lesson Four - Question Logging
    Question Logging - Part One
  17. Question Logging - Part Two
  18. Question Logging - Part Three
  19. Question Logging - Part Five
  20. Question Logging - Part Four
  21. Lesson Five - The Testing Effect
    The Testing Effect - Part One
  22. The Testing Effect - Part Two
  23. The Testing Effect - Part Three
  24. The Testing Effect - Part Four
  25. The Testing Effect - Part Five
  26. Lesson Six - Taking Notes
    Taking Notes - Part One
  27. Taking Notes - Part Two
  28. Taking Notes - Part Three
  29. Lesson Seven - Foundational Learning
    Foundational Learning - Part One
  30. Foundational Learning - Part Two
  31. Foundational Learning - Part Three
  32. Foundational Learning - Part Four
  33. Foundational Learning - Part Five
  34. Lesson eight - Deep Learning
    Deep Learning - Part One
  35. Deep Learning - Part Two
  36. Deep Learning - Part Three
  37. Deep Learning - Part Four
  38. Deep Learning - Part Five
  39. Lesson nine - High Yield Learning
    High Yield Learning - Part One
  40. High Yield Learning - Part Two
  41. High Yield Learning - Part Three
  42. High Yield Learning - Part Four
  43. High Yield Learning - Part Five
  44. Lesson ten - The Testing Effect
    The Testing Effect - Part One
  45. The Testing Effect - Part Two
  46. The Testing Effect - Part Three
  47. The Testing Effect - Part Four
  48. The Testing Effect - Part Five
  49. Lesson eleven - active and passive learning
    Active and Passive Learning - Part One
  50. Active and Passive Learning - Part Two
  51. Active and Passive Learning - Part Three
  52. Active and Passive Learning - Part Four
  53. Active and Passive Learning - Part Five
  54. Lesson twelve - Study Blocking
    Study Blocking - Part One
  55. Study Blocking - Part Two
  56. Study Blocking - Part Three
  57. Study Blocking - Part Four
  58. Study Blocking - Part Five
  59. Lesson thirteen - Linking
    Linking - Part One
  60. Linking - Part Two
  61. Linking - Part Three
  62. Linking - Part Four
  63. Linking - Part Five
  64. Lesson fourteen - Interleaving
    Interleaving - Part One
  65. Interleaving - Part Two
  66. Interleaving - Part Three
  67. Interleaving - Part Four
  68. Interleaving - Part Five
  69. Lessons fifteen - Application Questioning
    Application Questioning - Part One
  70. Application Questioning - Part Two
  71. Copy of Application Questioning - Part Three
  72. Application Questioning - Part Four
  73. Application Questioning - Part Five
  74. Lesson Sixteen - Using Tables
    Tables - Part One
  75. Tables - Part Two
  76. Tables - Part Three
  77. Tables - Part Four
  78. Tables - Part Five
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Application Questioning – Part Five

Stoicable July 13, 2022

Recap

Application Questioning

The shopping list of a successful application question:

  • A why
  • A how
  • A fact/s

The pieces of information unique to your topic that you must understand in order to solve your application question.

Why does something do what it does? When we understand the logic behind concepts and facts is when we remember them.

Add example here

To understand anything, all you need to do is ask how and why. Here’s the difference between the two.

  • Why is about understanding the reason for something working the way it does.
  • How is about understanding exactly how it works the way it does.

Why is the reason; how is the mechanism.

Add some examples of each… Give at least 3 or 4 examples

Recall vs application

  • Recall Question – Remembering
  • Application Questions – understanding and mastering

Recall Questions = Questions that only involve facts. There is no application or problem-solving.

Not at all.

There’s no such thing as a universal tool. You can’t put a nail in with a saw just like you don’t cut with a hammer. There is a trade-off. Recall questions, like application questions, are a tool with a specific purpose.

Recall questions can be used to:

  • Revise huge amounts of information.
  • Revise rapidly.
  • Learning core knowledge that is necessary before you can apply your learning.

These are just a few of the functions of recall questions. The point is, there is no swiss pocket knife when it comes to learning. No technique does it all. Instead, it’s about understanding all the different techniques and deciding the best one for the learning task at hand.

Lesson Cards

Application Questioning

Card 1

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Key Idea

Once you learn how to make your application questions, you can apply them to any topic

Card 2

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Key Idea

When you remember the why behind the activity slowing down, it becomes impossible to forget.

Card 3

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Key Idea

Get into a habit of always asking why – you’ll soon realise how interesting our world can be.

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Key Idea

It is not always possible or practical to combine a how with a why. In this case, splitting them up might be best. Decide what works for your learning.

Card 5

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Key Idea

Recall Questions = Questions that only involve facts. There is no application or problem-solving.

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