How effective are assessments when they leave so little time to teach?

  1. urbanteacher, 101 profile image52
    urbanteacher, 101posted 7 years ago

    How effective are assessments when they leave so little time to teach?

  2. aacciaio profile image78
    aacciaioposted 7 years ago

    Personally, I think purely objective assessments are important, but only to an extent. There do need to be objective assessments, mainly to identify the extremes- students who are particularly gifted and/or students who need extra help or special education. However, we must not get out of hand here. There is too much of an emphasis put on objective standards, an emphasis which detracts from each student's individualized ability to develop his or her gifts and talents in a manner beneficial to him or herself and society at large.

 
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