Tutoring heuristic for prompt writing
The tutoring heuristic for prompt writing (or maybe party conversation heuristic) says that you should aim to write prompts so that if someone (a student or someone you meet at a party) asks you about a topic, you can give a fluent response. For example, if you are writing prompts about a blog post, a student will ask something like "So, summarize it for me?" or something. The idea is to then write enough prompts (and possibly integration cards) to be prepared for such a question. So you can think of the back side of a card (or collection of cards) as what you'd say to someone who prompted you to summarize the article.
but you can't just have tiny facts -- the person will ask for a coherent summary, so you need to be able to integrate/put it all together. so it's a practice of recalling the facts and also putting stuff together to form a story.
- Expert response heuristic for prompt writing -- the expert response heuristic applies to single prompts, but the tutoring heuristic is more a heuristic for coming up with ideas for multiple prompts and checking the quality of all of your prompts for a single topic together