This is a term-long discussion topic:
How will you use sound assessment principles to help students meet standards while preparing them to be life-long learners?
Here is an opinion piece by Diane Ravitch: Ravitch Op Ed_100211 Does it change your views at all?
Here is the NRC summary in Ravitch’s op ed: NRC_2011_Summary.
Here is the link to NCEE report used in Ravitch’s op ed. Click on the presentation (pdf) or webcast to view the report.
Here is a great article on the issues with grades and GPAs: DocumentingStudentPerformance(2)
Task for this Module:
Here is the task for our Assessment Belief Systems module this week:
Due by 2/5:
- Based on the readings for this week and your own experience, describe your assessment belief system. Post your belief systems on this page.