Tag: assessment of learning

Lately, I have been focusing on “common assessments” versus “common understandings.” I have written about this in the past and shared the following ideas on why “common assessments” do not necessarily do what they hope they do.” So here is where I struggle with this concept of “common assessments”. If teacher A does not work … [Read more…]

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In a recent discussion, I was asked about “common assessments” in a classroom.  The thought here is that no matter what classroom you were in, the assessments would look the same.  When I asked them to clarify, I asked outright, “Do you mean that all students will take the same test?”, to which they replied, … [Read more…]

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