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3 Ways to Foster Critical Thinking Through Computer-Based Testing

Developing critical thinking skills is one of the main goals of today’s education system. Students that can think critically can solve problems from different angles, learn deeply, and are generally more successful after graduation. As a 21st-century skill, critical thinking doesn’t fit neatly inside the box of any single curriculum or education program. Instead, it […]

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Improving Teaching Strategies Using Student Testing Data

When a teacher gives an assessment or a test, the goal is not to simply assign a grade, the goal is to improve teaching and learning. If an assessment is designed effectively and with a high degree of validity and reliability, teachers can use student data to inform future lessons or to identify gaps in […]

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6 Strategies for Assessing English Language Learners

Assessment plays a monumental role in any classroom. Educators use a variety of assessment types all to understand what students have learned or still need to learn within their curriculum. However, when assessing English Language Learners, or ELLs, it can be difficult to determine if a student’s misconceptions are due to language ability or difficulty […]

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3 Tips for Using Assessment Tools to Capture Student Learning Data

Measuring and tracking student data is essential to ensuring that students are learning and progressing in the classroom. Yet, collecting and managing this data to improve teaching and learning can be a challenge, especially as educators may collect a large number of data points in any given school year. By utilizing technology-based assessment tools, they […]

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4 Ways To Improve Exam Content Validity

Whether you are an educator or an employer, ensuring you are measuring and testing for the right skills and achievements in an ethical, accurate, and meaningful way is crucial. If you want to make sure your students are knowledgeable and prepared, or if you want to make sure a potential employee or staff member is […]

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