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You should read this: http://www.supermemo.com/help/fi.htm

Learning to 100% is a fallacy. It is more efficient to learn to about 90% - 95%.

Future learning does not always depend on past learning. You don't need to have memorised the double angle formulas in order to start learning group theory.

Really the whole problem of when/what to learn has been comprehensively solved by supermemo et al. The unsolved problems are in formulation of learning material.




No, students should remember 90-95%. Of course it is impossible to retain 100%, this is not what I expect. Assessment would happen at a granular level and retaken as many times as required. If a student fails the assessment, they can relearn what they don't understand and retake the test when they are ready. If they forget the content then so be it, but they will reassessed many times in the future on the same content. I should also mention that the questions they receive each time they take the test would be slightly different with different answers.




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