Testing to Learn

In honor of the UVa Astronomy grad students who took (and, I have no doubt, passed) their qualifying exams this weekend, a link forwarded around by one of our professors about how taking a test can actually enhance learning.  Believe it or not, it’s not just a hoop to jump through! A flaming hoop. With tigers…

Rachael even graphed astronomy knowledge vs. time this morning!

1 comment for “Testing to Learn

  1. KMJ
    January 23, 2011 at 23:46

    a very accurate graph it was. We can now spend a couple of weeks making bizarrely accurate astronomy quips, and then all the knowledge just slips away…

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