The Value of Applied Research: Retrieval Practice Improves Classroom Learning and Recommendations from a Teacher, a Principal, and a Scientist

@article{Agarwal2012TheVO,
  title={The Value of Applied Research: Retrieval Practice Improves Classroom Learning and Recommendations from a Teacher, a Principal, and a Scientist},
  author={Pooja K. Agarwal and Patrice M. Bain and Roger Chamberlain},
  journal={Educational Psychology Review},
  year={2012},
  volume={24},
  pages={437-448}
}
Over the course of a 5-year applied research project with more than 1,400 middle school students, evidence from a number of studies revealed that retrieval practice in authentic classroom settings improves long-term learning (Agarwal et al.2009; McDaniel et al., Journal of Educational Psychology 103:399–414, 2011; McDaniel et al.2012; Roediger et al., Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied 17:382–395, 2011a). Retrieval practice, or the use of quizzes and exams to engage and enhance… 
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