Are surprise quizzes a benefit or hindrance for student performance?
This blog summarises an academic study that evaluates the impact of unannounced quizzes on students' exam scores, focusing on who benefits and how to possibly implement this in your classroom.
I've wondered for quite some time if surprise quizzes help students or create more stress. An intriguing study (Graham, 1999) sheds light on this.
The research involved multiple courses, comparing segments where quizzes were given (Q) against those that