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3 Replies to “Wednesday Bits”
“Reformers” need to care much much more about civility if they want to help kids as opposed to simply defeating their opponents. But thanks for the “candid” link. the challenge of using VAMs to evaluate individuals IN A VALID MANNER is geometrically greater than trying to measure teacher ed. Why start with using experimental models to fire teachers when it is unclear whether those models can ever be valid for that purpose?
For the record, my second link was tongue-in-cheek.
For the record, I care less about children than critiquing tongue in cheek comments that don’t work.