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De-testing and de-grading schools : authentic alternatives to accountability and standardization / edited by Joe Bower and P.L. Thomas ; introductions and chapter by Alfie Kohn
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Peter Lang, [2013]
book jacket
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Subject(s) Educational tests and measurements
Educational accountability
Educational change
Physical Description x, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents The roots of grades-and-tests / Al;fie Kohn -- pt. I. Degrading learning, detesting education: the failure of high-stakes accountability in education. NCLB's lost decade for educational progress: what can we learn from this policy failure? / Lisa Guisbond with Monty Neill and Bob Schaeffer -- High-stakes testing assessment: the deus ex machina of quality in education / Fernando F. PadrĂ³ -- Technocratic groupthink inflates the testing bubble / Anthony Cody -- Mean scores in a mean world / Lawrence Baines and Rhonda Goolsby -- De-grading literacy: how New York State tests knowledge, culture, and critical thinking / Julie A. Gorlewski and David A. Gorlewski -- The corporate model of schooling: how high stakes testing dehumanizes education / Morna McDermott -- Standardized testing and boredom at an urban middle school / Richard Mora -- Reconciling student outcomes and community self-reliance in modern school reform contexts / Brian R. Beabout and Andre M. Perry -- The role of assessment in empowering/disempowering students in the critical pedagogy classroom / David L. Bolton and John M. Elmore -- pt. II. De-grading and de-testing in a time of high-stakes education reform. The case against grades / Alfie Kohn -- Reduced to numbers: from concealing to revealing learning / Joe Bower -- Outside the wounding machine: grading and the motive for metaphor / John Hoben -- No testing week: focusing on creativity in the classroom / Peter DeWitt -- Journey into ungrading / Hadley J. Ferguson -- Moving beyond "parents just want to know the grade!" / Jim Webber and Maja Wilson -- De-grading writing instruction in a time of high-stakes testing: the power of feedback in workshop / P. L. Thomas -- One week, many thoughts / Brian Rhode -- Striving toward authentic teaching for social justice / Lisa William-White
Note Includes bibliographical references
NOTE 537547
Series Counterpoints (New York, N.Y.) ; 451
Alternate Author Bower, Joe, editor of compilation
Thomas, P. L. (Paul Lee), 1961- editor of compilation

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