Tag Archive | assessment

Cheating Hurts Students, Not Standardized Testing

by John Kennedy Since I’m the only Ontarian on this forum I feel like I should address the elephant in the room .  A few days ago, the Globe and Mail printed an article on their recent discovery that ten Ontario public schools either cheated or produced irregularities on their standardized testing submissions which has […]

To Teach and Assess in LA

by John Kennedy A few weeks ago, the Los Angeles Times decided to stir the pot by publishing an investigative series on teacher effectiveness. This publication is heavily controversial in its approach, but its sees vast support throughout most of the state and within the U.S.’s Secretary of Education. What is so controversial is the […]