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From Jen McDaniel's blogspot: In Search of Hecuba's Torch: An Educator's Quest for Meaning.
Resonating with me:
1. one assessment cannot serve every purpose.
2. because we are unable to see the reasoning behind the choice, we are unable to see where students went wrong
3. the Finnish students rarely take multiple-choice assessments
4. if we glean no useful information about individual students
5. we do what we know to do and that when we know better, we do better. Not in this case.
Further questions are now percolating. Nice job @jemmuldoon !
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The many shifts, changes, and resulting transformation did not occur overnight, impulsively, or without calculated risks.
Eric describes how he transformed his HS by "empowering my staff to embrace technology as opposed to securing buy-in".
" The elements described above put into perspective how we were able to drive change and eventually be recognized for the culture that has been created even with limited resources."