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"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." - Thomas Jeffereson
We Aren't Using Assessments Correctly
John Hattie, a professor of education in Australia, argues that "it is more critical to use [assessment] information to inform teachers about their impact on students” than it is to inform students of their individual progress.
Should Formative Assessments be Graded?
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Four educational experts ask whether or not formative assessments should be graded.
Why I'm Saying Goodbye to In-Class Tests
As I turn in my grades at the close of the spring semester, I am not only bidding farewell to a delightful crop of students and a beloved colleague who is retiring. For the first time, I am also saying goodbye to in-class testing.