Between Class Difference: Myth or Reality!

This week at our weekly leadership meeting we discussed a research article about an American school who number crunched student achievement over a 3 year period. This article really set us up for the weekly staff meeting where we were investigating the question: If research suggests the greatest variance in student outcomes… Read more“Between Class Difference: Myth or Reality!”

Test scores not the total answer

Thanks to Warrick Wynne I found this, what I call a protest clip on testing that makes an even stronger point on the need for deeper learning, feedback and challenge loops, the value of arts and the need to challenge any report or system that has test scores as the… Read more“Test scores not the total answer”

High Stakes Testing

I was prompted to do some research around what some call high stakes testing after a discussion at a leadership meeting recently where we discussed in my opinion the low value of testing unless the student got feedback on what to improve next and the teacher on the next learning challenge… Read more“High Stakes Testing”