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12 Strategies For Critical Assessment

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Critics of the U.S. education system have set out to determine which evaluation method produces data that best captures the way students learn and the way they progress toward classroom goals. Since the No Child...
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Crazy good article:  formative assessment on the fly!

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Teaching Ahead of the Curve: Assessment Of, For and As Learning

Teaching Ahead of the Curve: Assessment Of, For and As Learning | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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What is your purpose for assessing?  

 

This post argues that learning must be at the core of all good assessment.

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In Search of Hecuba's Torch: An Educator's Quest for Meaning: Data: A Love Story

In Search of Hecuba's Torch: An Educator's Quest for Meaning: Data: A Love Story | Engagement Based Teaching and Learning | Scoop.it
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A delightful entry about data.  

 

"As we are able to identify what kind of data are needed to help us improve what we do, we can move from assessment victim to assessment consumer to assessment developer. The results of these assessments will provide us data that is finally worthy of our love."


Purpose, purpose, purpose.  Those who love data use it WELL.  Not too much.  Not too little.  JUST right.  It must inform .  We must know the "why".  

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