We all know the current popular view of standardized testing : that it is negative, destroys morale, and other such horrors. Jessica Lahey writes this article about researchers, Henry L. Roediger III and William James (in 1890) who promote the advantages of testing and their applications to educational practice. Be sure to watch Roediger's video presentation at Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching in 2012. Your comments about testing would be appreciated below.
Students Should Be Tested More, Not Less. Jessica Lahey. 1.21.14. The Atlantic