Assessment Culture Versus Testing Culture: The Impact on Assessment for Learning

@inproceedings{Birenbaum2016AssessmentCV,
  title={Assessment Culture Versus Testing Culture: The Impact on Assessment for Learning},
  author={Menucha Birenbaum},
  year={2016}
}
In this chapter, I contrast two school cultures—assessment culture (AC) and testing culture (TC)—and examine their potential to support or inhibit assessment for learning. First, I compare the two cultures with regard to the mindset that each culture reflects and then with regard to classroom learning, teacher professional learning, and leadership, addressing their interrelationships and their effects on formative school-based assessment. I further compare the impact of external accountability… CONTINUE READING

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