[IAEP] Proposed New K-12 Science Framework
jameson.quinn at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 21:15:01 EDT 2011
> Now I am going to skip over to Chapter 10 where the nitty-gritty stuff
> seems to be. I'm talking about things like teacher training and student
> assessment. I hope they addressed the inadequacy of the "standardized"
> multiple choice test where students regurgitate memorized facts which they
> will promptly forget. We shall see!
> They couldn't go beyond the research, and research in better methods of
evaluation is not as strong as it should be. Still, they clearly left a
mandate for those who follow them to avoid purely fact-based testing, as
that would undermine the whole point of their "three-dimensional" standards.
I think they did the best they could.
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