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The field of education has become so diverse and is far from what a community saw on Little House in the Prairie. The world is so complex and the amount of information available is so much vaster than it was even thirty years ago. This writer even remembers when there were no cell phones, computers in all the homes or World Wide Web.
In the TIMMS study done at Michigan State University, with the focus on math and science worldwide, the amount of information students are responsible for is crucial to consider. What will be important for adults to consider with the next generation is what exactly students need to know. Some argue that much is available on the internet and to spend a lot of time memorizing and following a teach-to-the- test mentality is a substandard ...
Education in the future, promoting student learning and ideas about improving education are discussed.
Personal beliefs and experiences regarding assessments
a. In regards to assessment, describe one positive personal experience.
b. In regards to assessment, describe one negative personal experience.
c. Based on your educational experiences, what is the purpose of assessment?
d. Based on your educational experiences, what is the value of assessment?
e. What is your opinion about the assessments administered in schools today?