Assessment, Choice, and the Learning Brain

The growing field of educational neuroscience, converging developmental psychology, cognitive science, and education, can help teachers and school leaders rethink how they approach assessments. While some of its initial findings merely support what educators have intuitively believed, it is also challenging many assumptions and providing new insight into best educational practices, especially regarding assessment.

Source: www.edutopia.org

Assessments– high stakes testing in particular, have changed the learning environments of classrooms across the country. 

This insightful article may help everyone gain a better understanding of what the research says about teaching and learning.

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