You Will Be Tested on This

Researchers are dusting off an old insight: To maximize classroom learning, quiz early and often

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In the late 1930s, an ambitious graduate student named Herbert F. Spitzer asked thousands of Iowa sixth graders to read a short article about bamboo — an article he later described as "highly factual, authentic, of the proper difficulty, and...

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