The Crucial Link Between Learning and Assessment Success
December 10th, 2014 @ 2:00 PM ET
One of the most pervasive—and counterproductive—myths in education is that in order to do well on standardized tests, teachers must replace fundamentally sound practices with test-prep. Join Dr. Sean McGrew as he explores a few pieces of data that show:
- This does happen (that is, districts, schools, and teachers do change their practice to focus on test-prep).
- For the most part, it doesn’t work.
- But to a limited extent, it does.
We will end with a discussion about what is best practice, given the evidence.