Field Notes 2/4/18: On Assessing What Matters

The outcomes we choose to measure, as well as the methods of assessment we use, signal to students, parents, and others what matters. If we claim to value critical thinking, creative problem solving, oral communication, and the ability to work effectively in groups, then we need to teach and assess those outcomes.

McTighe, Jay. Educational Leadership. Three Key Questions on Measuring Learning.

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