Learning expert Grant P. Wiggins advocates an approach to assessment that gives a more accurate picture of students' abilities than standardized testing. These new qperformance-basedq assessments force students to demonstrate their knowledge in complex projects, essays, oral presentations, and other such exhibitions. Wiggins claims this new approach to assessment can bring out the best in everyone in schools.This example suggests a simple two-question technique for ongoing analysis of any possible assessment task, especially one derived ... A fifth grade teacher proposes to assess studentsa#39; understanding of the Civil War by having each student build a diorama of one of its key battles. ... A second grade teacher proposes, anbsp;...
|Author||:||Grant P. Wiggins|
|Publisher||:||Wiley (NPR) - 1998-03-28|