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Teachers: This change is causing dramatic gains in student achievement

E-School News – Alan November

“What if we could empower our teachers to turn student assessment into a process of learning instead of a focus on measurement? Further, what if this mindset change led to an increase in student achievement on tests? That’s exactly what is happening at Trailside Middle School in Loudoun County, Virginia; at high schools in Gaston County Schools, North Carolina; and at a few other pioneering classrooms around the country where I have had the opportunity to work with innovative educators. Depending on how you view the purpose and management of student assessment, this innovative process may seem counterintuitive at first—but it has led to dramatic gains in their students’ understanding.”.”(more)

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