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More on “testing to learn”

October 27, 2014

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Today, I stumbled on this 2011 New York Times article on testing as a learning tool. It seemed worth posting as a follow-up to my recent “Test to learn” post.

Make It Stick: Test to learn

October 24, 2014

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This post is one of an (intended) collection interacting with the book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. All in the collection are linked from the Introduction post. [Edited to add, a few days after initial post: this New York Times article is an interesting read on the subject.] Test…to learn? First–please forget about standardized testing and […]

Make It Stick: What is learning, anyway?

October 15, 2014

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This post is one of an (intended) collection interacting with the book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. All in the collection are linked from the Introduction post. So, I’m thinking and writing about the book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. The title itself raises one question that’s worth thinking about: what is “learning”? What […]

Make It Stick: Introduction

October 14, 2014

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I recently read the book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. I found the book impressive, and it joins the short list of those I’ll too-enthusiastically recommend to anyone who will listen–especially those who are “learners” or “teachers”, groups which should encompass most people. Make It Stick is a well-woven collection of stories and hard data on […]