None of the Above

A new approach to testing and assessment.

Tests can have value – when used carefully. Here’s how.

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Fourteen Educators 4 Excellence teachers came together to make recommendations from the classroom on ways to improve standardized testing.

The team studied areas where assessment should be improved, as well as where it is working and should be sustained.

Based on relevant research and their own experience as educators, the teachers generated recommendations to improve testing in four main areas: design, culture, teaching and accountability.

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The team makes recommendations in four key areas: design, culture, teaching and accountability.

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