20 Questions – Student Proficiency Edition

Some of my fondest childhood memories are of the times spent on family road trips. The time in the car between destinations could have seemed interminable (much like the debate about spring 2021 state testing), but instead was filled with sing-a-longs and games. The sing-a-longs featured an eclectic mix of George M Cohan (Give MyContinue reading “20 Questions – Student Proficiency Edition”

Are You There Data? It’s Me, Charlie

It’s pretty much impossible to engage with any media platform on any topic without someone telling you, “The data speak for themselves!”  or perhaps the less pedantic, “The data speaks for itself!”  Often, that message is being delivered by a trusted authority like rock star Dr. Fauci (lately, very often). Other times, it may beContinue reading “Are You There Data? It’s Me, Charlie”

Teaching Literacy

A Holistic Reframing of Assessment Literacy for Teachers In this post, I summarize a presentation made at the 2021 annual meeting of the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO). The presentation is based on my paper, Teaching Literacy – A Holistic Reframing of Teacher Assessment Literacy, in which I offer an alternative perspective on teacherContinue reading “Teaching Literacy”