Tests & Standards Can’t inspire a Compelling Vision for Education But This Can

We need a compelling vision to drive education reform and it will not come from debates about tests and standards. I had the privilege of working with a group of Continue Reading →

The Death of Testing and the Rise of Learning Analytics

I know that it is sad news for some, but more than a few of us have assessed the situation, and the prognosis is not good for our friend (or Continue Reading →

Is There a Testing Crisis in Competency-based Education?

The more I follow the growing competency-based education movement, the more I am interested by certain decisions. Why are we so often limiting ourselves when it comes to assessment? It Continue Reading →

What if #EdTech Funding Amplified a Culture of Engagement & Not Testing?

How much educational technology funding goes toward testing? A Bunch. What would happen if we shifted that funding to focus on student engagement? Magic. The state of Michigan spent 145 Continue Reading →