Saturday, January 2, 2010

Favorite comments of '09: Joanne Jacobs on educational feedback loops

Re Feedback loops or vicious cycles?, Joanne Jacobs writes: 


You left out the third option:

Argue that skill X can't be measured by tests and therefore may be improving invisibly.

The fourth option:

Argue that skill X is irrelevant for 21st century students. They really need skill Z.

2 comments:

Mrs. C said...

That was one of my very fave comments of all time!! It's sooo true! :)

Katharine Beals said...

Yes, a great example of how there's always an answer to every possible objection.