From a fellow blogger…
The US Department of Education began grading parents based on the age their children learned to walk, tie their shoes, or ride a bike.
Teachers could focus more on cultivating students’ thirst for knowledge rather than satisfying ed reformers thirst for data.
Students spent more time taking informal and formative (informative) assessments rather than standardized summative assessments.
Schools provided diverse pathways and opportunities for students to explore and unleash their specialized skills and abilities rather than trying to standardize and quantify their skills.
Reformers understood that students learn from taking risks and testing things, not taking tests.
Schools could be more focused on teaching diverse learners how worthy they are rather…
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