Low Road #5: Who sets the competencies?

    In both public and professional school education, the competency definition movement developed from the sincere desire to reduce discrepancies across schools. This movement is suppo...   [more >]

Low Road #4: Don't Take Metaphors Literally

    People working in shared circumstances often develop verbal shortcuts, code words and metaphors to quickly and succinctly describe collective experiences or common phenomena. Lists ...   [more >]

Low Road #3: some perspective on objectives

    In the last dozen years we have become enthralled with short term, measurable behavioral objectives. This devotion is seen at all levels of education. For example, the Common Core ...   [more >]

Load Road #2: what is measured is what is taught

    All ‘high stakes' examinations are based on ‘blueprints' that reflect prevailing opinion about what is most critical to measure at that juncture. For the most part those opinion...   [more >]

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