Why this intimate connection between learning and assessment? The connection has a heavy impact on learning. Some skills are not teached, just because it is too hard to assess these skills. Other skills are teached over and over because it is so easy to assess them. Of course the (standardized) instruments used to assess and the process of (mass-) assessing do matter too.
Just questions. …
Junct blog has some questions on the virtual school: ” … We Need Teachers to Combat the Idiocracy! … consuming (a key word) content and then spitting it back out…”
More questions on assessment and publishing and sharing Learner Weblog