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April 04, 2014

This Assessment...Not That Assessment

There is a big difference between the capital A Assessment of high stakes testing, and the lower case a of classroom assessment.

March 30, 2014

PISA Head Delivers Speech on School Autonomy

PISA's Andreas Schleicher will be presenting a paper on Policy lessons from around the world. What will we all learn from his data?

February 18, 2014

What's Our Best Taxonomy? Bloom's or SOLO?

Assessment is the new dirty word in education but with the right taxonomy, it can help change the way students learn.

December 18, 2013

Why Is Data a Dirty Word?

Data has become the next dirty four letter word but it's not the data's's how adults use it.

December 01, 2013

Should We Measure School Climate?

Schools have to keep a lot of "data" but the most important data they could get is through the use of a school climate assessment.

November 03, 2013

Tracking Student Discipline

In our present era of accountability schools have been given the task of collecting data on students, and some of that data has to do with student discipline. How much is too much?

October 26, 2013

New Forums Scheduled, But N.Y. State Commissioner Pressured To Step Down

NY State Education Commissioner John King has rescheduled new forums for parents to share concerns about the CCSS but will it be enough?

August 30, 2013

Why Should Schools Care About John Hattie's Visible Learning?

Corwin Press announced that they are bring John Hattie's Visible Learning to North America and schools should pay attention because this is not about school reform, it's about school transformation.

July 09, 2013

When Value-Added Is Value Lost

When tests served student-centered purposes, they were one piece to a puzzle that could drive instruction in a valuable way but Value-Added Data no longer does that.

June 11, 2013

Why Aren't More School Leaders Fighting Against Ed Reform?

During this time of educational reform many leaders want to speak up but they are just as scared to be vocal as their teachers are.

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