Standardised tests limit students with disability

A major challenge in assessment is how to obtain evidence about learning from students with disability. We cannot know how these students are faring with their learning if assessments or tests are structured in ways that create barriers for them. We would not expect a student who is blind, for example, to complete a paper and pencil test.

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Topics:
Education, Training, Early Intervention

Author:
Jacqueline Joy Cumming

Source:
The Conversation

Date published:
Thu 23rd Nov, 2017