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November 8, 2013 at 3:04 PM

Your voices: Readers consider alternatives in measuring student performance

Credit: Boo Davis

Credit: Boo Davis

We received several thoughtful responses to this week’s question: What’s the best way to measure student performance?

Peter Henry of Edmonds referred to his own experience as a math instructor. Part of his response: “Assessment is a natural part of teaching and learning, and it functions best as an integral part of the classroom. Every time I give an assignment and read or listen to student responses, that is an example of assessment, and I modify my practices accordingly.”

Read additional responses below (some were edited for length and spelling/grammar).

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