I'm always impressed by creative efforts like this. Instead of learning the test, these kids got real-world, tangible experience... and their confidence soared for it. Very interesting. Very clever. Very good.
So last quarter I had an intriguing thought while preparing my Game Theory lectures. Tests are really just measures of how the Education Game is proceeding. Professors test to measure their success at teaching, and students take tests in order to get a good grade. Might these goals be maximized simultaneously? What if I let the students write their own rules for the test-taking game? Allow them to do everything we would normally call cheating?Read the full story at KCRW - Which Way, LA?