ERIC Number: EJ664200
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Fighting Back: Assessing the Assessments.
Hillocks, George, Jr.
English Journal, v92 n4 p63-70 Mar 2003
Suggests that analyses of current assessment practices need to examine the impact that testing has on teaching and the curriculum. Notes that writing assessment drives instruction. Provides basic questions to begin analyses of local and state assessments, and provides one such analysis of Illinois' assessment. Concludes that educators need to help students examine specious arguments even while tests encourage the opposite. (PM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois