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Monday, March 21, 2011

How To Assess Students???

In some ways this is an age-old question, but that doesn't stop it from being interesting when raised anew: in the below post, "Irrational Cube" blog essentially asks if the assessment of student abilities (in math) can really be valid if that assessment seems dependent on the format of the material being used:

http://irrationalcube.wordpress.com/2011/03/11/assessment-limits-the-farmers-fence/

I think commenter #2 has it largely right in his/her response, though there may still be room for other thoughts/ideas.

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