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Teaching to the Test vs. Testing What You Teach: Mastery-Based Evaluations
Teaching to the Test vs. Testing What You Teach: Mastery-Based Evaluations
Educators care about the content they teach. In the era of high stakes standardized testing, these same educators find themselves "teaching to the test" as a necessity." There are two different types of testing. Formative Read More ▸
Not Your Parents' Assessments
Not Your Parents’ Assessments
Ah, assessment. There's little in the education world that sparks as much passion and controversy. How students are assessed has been a matter of debate in the American educational sphere for over 150 years, with Read More ▸
Improving Student Outcomes Through Online and Blended Learning
Improving Student Outcomes Through Online and Blended Learning
With the introduction of technology to the classroom, teachers now have the ability to use online and blending learning in their instruction. Online learning is conducted entirely on the computer while blended learning Read More ▸
Creating Lifelong Learners – One Test at a Time
Creating Lifelong Learners – One Test at a Time
But, outside of the final test or cumulative assignment, what alternative means do teachers have to assess their students’ capabilities within the classroom? How do we measure student success? With tests, of course! There’s a Read More ▸
5 Trends to Watch for in the Future of Assessments
5 Trends to Watch for in the Future of Assessments
This year marks the 80th birthday of the IBM 805 test scoring machine.   First sold in 1938, it used a contact plate with an electric current, along with a standardized exam paper (think multiple-choice Read More ▸
Adaptive Testing: A Fairer, More Balanced Approach?
Adaptive Testing: A Fairer, More Balanced Approach?
In 2011, Georgia became the first country in the world to use computer adaptive testing for its high school exit exams. That May, 47,000 grade 12 students sat down in front of brand new netbook Read More ▸
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