Prepare for teaching, not testing

student teacher

Here is an interesting thought for this morning: research showed that students choose more effective learning strategies when they expect they’ll have to teach someone else rather than when they are told they will be tested. It’s something we have known all along, right? But the best thing is that the learners in the experiment, according to the article, did not even have to actually teach for the effect to work.

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