Tag: testing

Improving Language Equity for the Seals of Biliteracy

Heritage language learners add to the rich variety of the U.S.’s languages, yet all too often those very students are denied the recognition they deserve. The Seal of Biliteracy movement, which recognizes students who...

The New Normal Takes Testing Online

While academic institutions around the world struggle to decide the way forward for the upcoming school year, how to test students safely and accurately is often at the forefront of their decision making. There...

Developments in Remote Assessment

While the use of remote education and remote testing has been on the rise, the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the volume of remote educational and assessment approaches. With this increased frequency of remote testing,...

Testing Benefits

If you are an educator, chances are that you have had or will have a student who is learning English as an additional language. Some of these multilingual students are eligible for language support...

Conquering U.S. Admission Exams

Philip Bates shares how international students can effectively prepare for the SAT and ACT I’ve had conversations with high school students from India to South Korea, and they all want to attend a university in...

Less Testing May Help Every Child Achieve

After weeks of negotiations, U.S. Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) have released draft legislation designed to overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), better known as No Child Left Behind...
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The Bogus Argument to Increase Testing

Stephen Krashen argues that assessment alone cannot improve achievement Few people are aware of the astonishing amount of testing the U.S. Department of Education is planning for our children. The Department of Education will require,...
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