This three-day Back-to-School Symposium features over 20 speakers, including teachers, specialists, therapists, publishers, and more!
This is a guest post, written by Indrė Vaicekavičiūtė of Cybernews. Similar to the marketing agencies that use predictive analytics to develop promotional strategies, schools collect and store student addresses, contact numbers, performance reports, and social security numbers to improve their offerings. With the help of these analytics, schools can better promote enrollment and retention, …
In the past 16 years we’ve imaged brains and tested students. We have no better information about how to use testing to improve schools now than when we started. We do now know that human variability is not mere noise to be ignored by categorical systems, such as standardized testing, but rather it directly affects outcomes. It is time to walk away from the Twentieth Century obsession with standardized testing and develop a Twenty-First Century approach that combines neuroscience learning with effective intervention.
States will stay the course this year on how they implement testing. #testingiscoming