Assessment Tag

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]In a brief conversation, Anthony Mackay and Bill Lucas, Professor of Learning and Director of the Centre for Real-World Learning at the University of Winchester in the UK, discuss Lucas's recently released paper Rethinking...

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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]For the first Global Ed Talks interview of 2021, Anthony Mackay is joined by James Pellegrino, founding co-director of the University of Illinois at Chicago’s (UIC) interdisciplinary Learning Sciences Research Institute, and member of NCEE’s Board of Trustees....

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Cross-posted at Education Week. I was at a party last night with some friends. One of them, an impressively smart, well-informed woman from Boston wanted to talk education. She was not three sentences into her question when I realized that she, like so many others, was...

Cross-posted at Education Week. I heard the other day that Andreas Schleicher had been invited to address the NAEP governing board.  Long overdue, I thought, but better late than never.  The design of PISA makes it a much more valuable tool than NAEP for sorting out...