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ERIC Number: EJ474242
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0094-0771
Putting First Things First: Changing Our Assessment Practices.
Tinsley, Cynthia
Middle School Journal, v25 n2 p51-54 Nov 1993
Traditional assessment of student progress focuses on product and emphasizes only the academic aspects of student development. Teachers are often frustrated by the teach-test-report model, since grades cannot truly reflect a student's progress. A Canadian secondary school teacher's experience with grade-2 cooperative learning helped restructure her middle-level assessment practices to stress student self-evaluation and goal setting. (11 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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