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Internationally, American students currently score significantly below other countries (Sweden, Estonia, Australia,etc.), 50th from the top and falling. They score second from the top in "self-confidence" (AKA arrogance.) Do you have solid data based on test scores in math, science, and reading that your approach significantly improves these (summative) test scores? Are you aware of any studies that explain why the other country's educational systems seem to work better that our current approach?

2013-05-31
Melinda Marino
 

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says:

American students in schools in high and middle income communities do as well or better
than students in other countries on international tests. The USA does not have a school
problem, it has a poverty problem. I have no data that my approach improves test scores
but there is lots of evidence that shows when formative assessment (my Fix 13) is done
well students improve significantly on subsequent summative assessments.

 

 

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