20th Century Assessment In A 21st Century Learning Environment

Terry Heick, Canadian Council on Learning, May 02, 2014
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Why is there so much emphasis (still!) on testing? "According to SmarterBalanced.org, the per-student cost for testing is currently around $31 per student. Multiply that by nearly fifty million students, and you’ve got a big pile of money up for grabs. This makes efforts here grounded as much in business principle as in pedagogy–and a resulting ugly, two-headed affair: money and learning."

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