Beautiful Evidence of Learning - Bobbi Macdonald #IB12
Every year 85,000 students in Baltimore are subjected to standardized testing that is supposed to be holding districts, schools and teachers accountable for student achievement. But tests like this mostly measure our ability to take a test. And the tests seem to drive out music, art, and recess from City Schools. What do we use the scores for? What do they tell us? They tell us we have come to value only what is easily measured. But if the tests don't give us valuable data, how do we know kids are learning? Lets look at the beautiful evidence together.