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Unlearned lessons : six stumbling blocks to our schools' success

Author: W James Popham
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Education Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Why is it, writes noted assessment expert W. James Popham, that today s educators seem almost compelled to replicate their predecessors blunders? Looking back over a career of more than fifty years in education, Popham identifies six key unlearned lessons in education and reflects More ... on their impact on schools, teachers, and students. In an account enlivened by personal anecdotes and the unique perspective  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W James Popham
ISBN: 1934742155 9781934742150 1934742147 9781934742143
OCLC Number: 305125038
Description: xi, 174 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Too many curricular targets --
The underutilization of classroom assessment --
A preoccupation with instructional process --
The absence of affective assessment --
Instructionally insensitive accountability tests --
Abysmal assessment literacy --
The Wyoming story.
Other Titles: Six stumbling blocks to our schools' success
6 stumbling blocks to our schools' success
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Why is it"", writes noted assessment expert W. James Popham, ""that today's educators seem almost compelled to replicate their predecessors' blunders?"" Looking back over a career of more than fifty  Read more...

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