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Alternative Assessment — Another Way

Recently, I posted my thoughts regarding ‘The Exam Question’, an article which was published in the Ottawa Citizen on January 9, 2016. As I prepared to write this companion piece to it – one on alternative methods of assessing student … Continue reading

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A Different Choice for Student Assessment

As I prepared to write this companion piece to my thoughts on ‘The Exam Question’ – one on alternative methods of assessing student knowledge, I revisited The Big Picture by Denis Littky, both the book and my review of it.[https://authenticvibrations.wordpress.com/2012/07/13/the-big-picture-a-review/] … Continue reading

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A comment on the case of teacher Lynden Dorval

On June 1, 2012, ‘As It Happens’ on CBC Radio One reported on the case of Lynden Dorval, a teacher from Calgary. Dorval had been suspended by his school board for assessing his senior physics class students in a manor which … Continue reading

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