Assessment

1 Nov, 2016

Is Fair Grading Futile? Evaluating and Rethinking Assessment

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Volume XXXVIII, No. 26 | November 3, 2016 Is Fair Grading Futile? Evaluating and Rethinking Assessment "Teachers often replicate what they experienced as students.” –Pula Stitt Educator Challenges What is one of the most challenging aspects about your job as an educator? The usual suspects come to my mind: time constraints, course load, [...]

22 Apr, 2016

How Students Can—and Should—Contribute to the Rubric Creation Process

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Volume XXXVIII, No. 13 | April 22, 2016 How Students Can—and Should—Contribute to the Rubric Creation Process I was in a kindergarten classroom a few weeks ago and was mesmerized by a rubric that was detailed on a large flipchart at the back of the room. It was titled “My Star Paper” [...]

2 Oct, 2015

Tests Are Not Enough

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Volume XXXVII, No. 21 | October 2, 2015 Tests Are Not Enough Measuring student classroom learning is now among the top concerns identified by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and pressure is increasing to hold teachers more strictly accountable for it. Although student-evaluation-of-teacher surveys may be institutionally helpful, they have [...]

30 Aug, 2013

Marching Forward: Veterans, CLEP, and Student Success

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Volume XXXV, No. 16 | August 30, 2013 Marching Forward: Veterans, CLEP, and Student Success When I first started working in a college testing center in 1999, one of the first things I had to do was to become “CLEP Certified.” I had no idea what that meant exactly, but it was something [...]