20th Century Assessment In A 21st Century Learning Environment

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