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Testing, Assessment, Outcomes

A continuing focus of my work is helping others understand the complexities of evaluating student learning by testing and assessment and determining the impact or outcome of teaching on learning. When we talk... READ MORE

Assessment Revolution

Performance assessment is making a comeback! To be clear, testing and assessment are not the same, although the melding of this two terms is so far gone that distinguishing between them sounds like... READ MORE

Self Reported Grades

What do students think their own grades should be? Do students always think their grades should be higher? Do teachers grade students lower in order to motivate student efforts? What is the role... READ MORE

Inequality Between Schools

Different Neighbors The words “Equity” and “Access” and “Quality” are used to indicate the goals we have for the US K-12 educational system. These goals center around providing everyone an equal chance to... READ MORE

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