Challenging teachers' assumptions in an era of curriculum and assessment change

April 2011
Primary & Middle Years Educator;Apr2011, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p3
The article presents a discussion on common teacher assumptions during the current process of curriculum and assessment change in Australian schools. According to the author, classroom assessment may include structures and underlying values that are similar to tests and in the last 20 years, there has been a significant international shift towards assessment that informs student learning. The author believes that the myth that assessment comes at the end of learning lives on in Australia.


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