Authentic Assessment – Russ – 27

Russ summed up the thread quite well right here in a comment today:

The students create the content; the teacher provides the language. Just don’t think you can assess the kids on the structures. Because you don’t know if that’s even what they acquired. I think the real change needs to be in assessment and not instruction.



2 thoughts on “Authentic Assessment – Russ – 27”

  1. Yes. There has been an over-emphasis on “teaching” or delivering instruction or language structures. Assessments authentic ones should be our focus.

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