What if you had to prove learning without tests or quizzes?
Someone recently tweeted:
My immediate reaction was:
Give students a problem to solve, and observe how they:
Frame the problem.
Build a solution according to that problem-framing.
Test their solution.
Learn from feedback.
Apply that feedback to a new iteration of the solution; or pivot to a different solution.
…all while collaborating.
This approach would not be efficient.
But it would tell you a lot more than any test or quiz could do.
And, more to the point, the students could tell you a lot more what they have learned than if they had been assessed by test or quiz.
How would you prove learning beyond grades and test scores?
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