An uncertain and approximate business? Why teachers should love testing

This talk looks at the downsides and upsides of high and low stakes assessment.

About the session

Many teachers have at best an equivocal attitude to testing and at worst outright hostility to the whole concept. Yet we (or rather they) do it all the time. This talk will discuss downsides and upsides of high and low stakes assessment, and will offer a testing vision for both lovers and haters.

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