"What if quizzes measured kids’ ability to question, not answer?" the writer of this thought-provoking article asks. Even in the most progressive inquiry- and passion-based settings, she says "we’re shortchanging kids if we aren’t relentless about measuring outcomes in these new models. Teachers are the linchpins here. They’re much more than just motivational coaches, they must become results-oriented diagnosticians of student learning."
Want to stay in touch?
Subscribe to receive weekly updates of MindShift stories every Sunday. You’ll also receive a carefully curated list of content from teacher-trusted sources.