Sunday, January 23, 2011

Why Didn't Someone Tell Me This about 50 Years Ago?

Test-Taking Cements Knowledge Better Than Studying, Researchers Say - "Taking a test is not just a passive mechanism for assessing how much people know, according to new research. It actually helps people learn, and it works better than a number of other studying techniques."


Charles Gramlich said...

I've been telling my students this for years. That's why I'm so insistent on them being in class on the day I give back the tests and we go over them. Beause if they missed a question they learned it wrong and need to correct that.

Jerry House said...

Test failing has made me the man I am today.