Refreshing Prior Knowledge

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Meaningful learning can only occur when students consciously and explicitly link their new knowledge to an existing knowledge structure.


To this end, it is of high importance to start introducing a new concept by making a clear connection to past knowledge on which students can build upon. The first step to achieve this, is to spend some time with students to recall and refresh past knowledge.

Check the flip cards on the right to learn more!



PLATON is a two-year European project launched on September 2016. It aspires to provide teachers and school communities with a coherent teachers’ training framework which will update their current teaching practices. More particularly, PLATON aims to offer an open and innovative training framework to teachers of primary and secondary education which will focus on:

  • Promoting student-centred teaching approaches;
  • Promoting a holistic interdisciplinary approach;
  • Support the use of online educational tools;
  • Support the meaningful collaboration between teachers of the same school.



Largo Topázios 48,
2785, Portugal

Phone: +351 21 453 7440

Email: platon@nuclio.pt


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