In math, there’s a premium on efficiency and accuracy.
According to the school board, it scrapped exams to better support the mental health and well-being of students.
Tests are the best way to assess students on actual knowledge and skills acquired in a course.
The Toronto school board wants to lift the “veil of objectivity” from mathematics.
Ninety-two per cent of immigrant parents of K-12 children support standardized testing in schools.
Students are sometimes labelled “privileged” or “oppressed” based solely on their skin colour.
Manitoba, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick are among the lowest-scoring provinces on both assessments.
When governments closed schools and disrupted learning, many families rediscovered the important contributions schools make to modern society.
In London, the district’s director of education wants to reduce the number of student suspensions—despite violent incidents.
There’s a close link between background knowledge and reading comprehension.