A critical reflection (reaction) highlighting your thoughts on the following two articles:
Black & William, Inside the Black Box: Raising Standards Through Classroom Assessment.
Stiggins, Assessment Crisis: The Absence of Assessment FOR Learning
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I strongly feel that this article serves as an effective cautionary warning for American teachers and warrants us to step back and look individually and locally at reforming our own classroom assessments, not just focusing so intently merely on the "big picture" in terms of state and national assessments. I agree with the article because classroom leveled assessments are often neglected and misaligned with standardized tests. Instead, the article advocates how "Both assessment of learning and assessment for learning ...
I offer brief, personal reactions to "Inside the Black Box" and "Assessment Crisis."
Problem Solution: Harrison-Keyes
Using the Problem Solution Template, develop a 3,000-4,500-word paper in which you propose a solution to help Harrison-Keyes move from a standard publishing format to an e-book format. Remember that your solution needs to focus on the project management concepts covered in the course (see the mind maps in Weeks One through Three on your rEsourceSM course page). Be sure to incorporate appropriate citations from your readings and research.View Full Posting Details