A teacher explains his decision to abandon tests

01/21/2013 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

In this blog post, high-school English teacher Nicholas Provenzano writes about his pride in not having administered a quiz or test in all of the first semester. Several years ago, he decided to abandon multiple-choice tests in favor of giving students multiple ways that they can explore and show what they have learned -- which resulted in higher engagement and improved learning, he writes.

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