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Question: Do You Allow Open-Book Tests? Why or Why Not?

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September 7, 2023

Open-book tests can often provide a more realistic reflection of real-world problem-solving, shifting the focus from memorization to application and critical thinking. But some educators worry that they disincentivize students from studying thoroughly. We're curious about your perspective: Do you allow open-book tests in your classroom? Why or why not?

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