Something about assessments

Assessments can be an important part of any school. As a student, they can be something to tremble and fear at. As a teacher, it can be the same. If I had to guess, I would say that most schools today do assessments wrong. I understand that this is quite a big claim to make, but when we evaluate our teaching and learning models that we have in our classrooms and even school-wide, assessing is usually something done half-fast and last minute. I know that I am guilty of this myself and will examine my own assessment model in light of some theory.

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