Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

01.20.15 On Annual Testing and Other Kinds of Spinach

First, a shout out to Martin West and Matthew Chingos for a really sensible and balanced assessment of the why and how of annual testing: why it matters so much and how it works, which in turn tells us why we need to do it every year. The net is this: It’s like spinach. We don’t…