Category Archive: testing

Just What Are We Assessing? (Sigh)

High-stakes reading comprehension exams, at least one that I know of, for high-school students give line references pointing to the source for the correct answers to each question. It is possible to get… Continue reading

"Data Driven Instruction"

Mark Naison, a tireless proponent of common sense in education and politics, has reminded me of the Orwellian aspects of “Data Driven Instruction.” He writes: Anyone who thinks this approach is going to… Continue reading