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EDU 645 Week 1
Assessment Crisis. Watch the video “Linda Darling-Hammond on Competing Internationally.” Then, explain the current crisis in America with regards to education and assessment. What do you think the cause(s) of this crisis might be? What are the possible implications? Explain your reasoning. Respond substantively to at least two of your peers. Analyze their responses and compare and contrast their reasoning with yours.
No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and High-Stakes Testing (HST) Debate. The effects of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act on high-stakes testing (HST) has generated controversy amongst educators. In this discussion you will briefly debate the efficacy of NCLB. Find your assigned “Debate Group” below: Debate Grouping (by first letter of last name)
§ A-L: Proponents of NCLB and HST
§ M-Z: Opponents of NCLB and HST
Conduct research on NCLB using the web and the Ashford library, and develop a cohesive and research-based argument for or against NCLB based on the position you’ve been assigned. Then, respond to at least two peers of the opposite group with a critical evaluation of their argument. Comment on the accuracy and clarity of their post and ask follow-up questions if needed. Your response should be based on your research and not on your opinion
Response to Intervention. What is the purpose of the response-to-intervention (RTI) approach? What are the benefits of this approach? What are the challenges? Can you think of any way to overcome these challenges? Why is it important to intervene early in a student’s learning experience? Your paper should be 4-6 pages (excluding title and reference pages), and formatted to APA standards
EDU 645 Week2
Two Classroom Measurement Problems. What do the authors say are the two general problems encountered in classroom measurement? How are these two problems similar to each other?...