A Test of Value

The Essential Question

  • What is the purpose of assessment?

Other Discussion QUESTIONS

  • What struck you as noteworthy about this video?

  • Why are school tests structured the way they are? Does this make sense?

  • Do our assessments align with the skills we want our students to learn?

  • If students had open access to all resources, how would that affect  our current tests?  Under what circumstances should students not have access to outside resources?

  • What micro-innovations could we try to assess our own assessments? To explore ways to assess students in settings more like adult life?

Bonus clip

What are these students doing? https://vimeo.com/176319747