Here is a great article discussing assessment and why we need to make some changes in our classrooms. We may have to live with standardized tests, but we can assess differently in our classrooms. She offers teachers some wonderful tips to help you get started with 21st Century Assessments.
Classroom Assessments for a New Century
One teacher’s quest to move beyond the bubble test.
Heather Wolpert-Gawron, a language arts teacher, works with her 7th graders at Jefferson Middle School.