Books by John Holt
Interviews where books by John Holt were recommended
If you’ve stepped inside a school recently, you’ve probably heard teachers talking about the importance of a ‘growth mindset.’ Here psychologist Carol Dweck, who pioneered research into this key concept, explains what it’s all about and recommends books—other than her own—that shed light on it.
Measuring the Mind: Conceptual Issues in Contemporary Psychometrics
by Denny Borsboom
Protocol Analysis: Verbal Reports as Data
by Ericsson and Simon
Knowing What Students Know: The Science and Design of Educational Assessment
by Pellegrino and Chudowsky and Glaser (eds)
How Children Fail
by John Holt
Freedom to Learn
by Carl Rogers
At school, children get tested a lot. How do those tests impact their learning? How can tests be made fairer? Educational psychologist Jacqueline Leighton introduces the best books in the evolving field of educational testing.