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Lexicon of Learning: A Guide to Theoretical Terms

This blog has the aim of further explaining some of the terms used in primary website. Why did we use all these technical terms? We did this to spark your curiosity to learn more and deepen your understanding of the scientific basis of learning.


Today the subject is Cognitive Load.


Cognitive load pertains to the mental effort utilized in working memory. Young learners, with developing working memories, are particularly susceptible to cognitive overload, where excessive or complex information hampers understanding. Effective instructional design can be the key to prevent this. By structuring content carefully, educators can optimize information delivery without overwhelming learners.


Children with ADD/ADHD, often facing working memory challenges, are even more prone to cognitive overload. Therefore, streamlined instructional design tailored to their needs is crucial.


Write Size products follow these instructional design principles.

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