Interesting essay samples and examples on:
It is posted at OpEd news
with 2 comments I made: Here is one:
The testing companies (like Pearson) are making a fortune because people do not know WLLL “What Learning Looks Like” — which was the governing mantra of the New Standards research for which my practice in NYC was a cohort — chosen by Harvard and Pew… because ALL my students learned to write successfully as they proved BY THEIR WRITING PORTFOLIOS.
Genuine and authentic assessment (note those adjectives folks) is a continuing process that any and all SUCCESSFUL, teachers use to decide what their students have learned and what to do next.
I used portfolio to assess whether or not my former sixth grade students had learned the skill –to write well enough to move on to 8th grade and to high school. No writing test would tell me what they needed to do next. You don’t give a written test to see if a person can play an instrument, or ride a bike, or ski… PRACTICE does the work, and is visible when the use the SKILL.
Read often, the Jan Resseger blog or do no miss the Diane Ravitch blogwhere this NYU professor of Education History, and One of Politico’s choice for MOST IMPORTANT AMERICANS, gives you a daily connection to the TRUTH about what is happening to education and our public schools.
and go to my series here at OEN and discover how the charlatans and privateers are destroying public education.
Read my Article: “BAMBOOZLE THEM” where teacher evaluation is the key to reform |
Don’t be bamboozled by the movement of the EDUCATIONAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX
greatschoolwars.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/eic-oct_11.pdfto create an uneducated, ignorant citizenry! People who cannot tell truth from lies, as January 6 and the last election proved.
If our children can be kept from learning what they need to be successful, the rich elites will have a permanent community of’ serfs’ to do the work for them — while their kids can go to the top schools..
Submitted on Tuesday, Feb 16, 2021 at 6:37:52 PM