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February 2016 Blog Posts (1)

An Assessment Analogy: The Thermometer v. The Thermostat

Why do you assess your students? A teacher's answer to this question reveals much about what that teacher values.  

For example, if a teacher's answers to the question center around determining a student's grade for a report card or transcript or around figuring out how much a student learned at the end of instruction, then it's obvious the teacher places a great emphasis on grading.

On the other hand, if a teacher's answers center around providing the teacher and the student…

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Added by Scott Habeeb on February 27, 2016 at 11:33am — No Comments

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