In episode 25, Stacey responds to a comment from a listener about whether tests have any place in the language classroom. Stacey recalls some previous interviews in which tests were discussed, and gives two examples of how tests might be applied effectively to help students interpret and retrieve language.


Show Notes

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Previous episodes referenced in this one…

Episode 9 with Claire Knowles

Episode 14 with Lisa Shepard

Episode 23 with Paul Sandrock

Episode 18 with Catherine Ousselin

Resources on tests…

Overview of the theory and research behind retrieval practice by Brame & Biel (2015)

…Research by Barcroft on retrieval practice here and here



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