Krulwich, D., & Baum, K. (2016, August 15). No professionals say, “I became great at my work by attending workshops.” Why do we treat teaching differently? Retrieved January 17, 2017, from Chalkbeat

The current trend in education is to talk constantly about the need for teachers to use data — giving students pre-assessments, setting goals, giving interim assessments, setting goals again, reanalyzing, and reassessing. Other professions recognize that data is not, itself, a mechanism for improvement.

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