Peer Grading and the Testing Effect

How to improve student performance on tests? This was a tough nut to crack for Dr. Ayana Hinton. After reading Make it stick: the science of successful learning, she tried something called the testing effect – a technique shown to increase long term retention. When that did result in the gains she wanted, she included peer grading. This two-pronged approach was exactly what her students needed. Watch how she made it happen in this week’s deep dive.