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Chapter 4: Refocusing on Learners
- Developing assessment-capable learners must be a purposeful priority.
- Students’ self-assessment is built on proficiency in monitoring and modifying learning.
- Learner-focused assessment is engaging and personal.
- Restorative assessment emphasizes growth and improvement that sustains all learners.
[Page 90]Education was intended to be about our students, their learning, and their future. Today it seems to have shifted to policy, economics, and politics. It will take a collective effort to move the scale back to center: to equalize the needs of learners with the requirements of the larger system. Students are not demographics but rather individuals who are educationally interdependent on many ...