Being on the front lines, educators are able to gauge each individual student’s learning progress day by day, not just every three years.
It's time to move beyond the test-driven focus of EQAO assessments” and re-define what success looks like. Educators in Finland have opted for a different testing approach. They rely on teachers to assess student progress and use random-sample testing to determine whether their teaching strategies and curriculum are working for students. The Finns know what they're talking about — they are a top-performing nation on international assessments. We know that the most effective measure of students' progress is the assessment that educators do every day in the classroom. Support developing a system that works for all students.