If you haven’t heard about it yet, buy this book:
You know very little about how assessments work.
We all know very little about how assessments work. I’ve been astounded by just how much there was to learn from one short book; how much I didn’t know. Some of the conclusions will feel familiar to you: it’s unfair that such much of a hard working child’s future and evaluation should be pinned on a single exam, that grade wasn’t necessarily a true reflection of what you know they’re capable of, right? Yes, and no, and this book reveals all the subtle shades of nuance between the yes and the no. It explains why your intuition is bang on, but also the limits of that line of reasoning.
Then, there are things that just will have never even occurred to you before. Here’s one that certainly never occurred to me!…
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