December 8, 2005

Exam time

For your information, here is the bonus question on my students' final assignment this semester:

According to the most recent Gallup poll of opinions about public schools, a majority of those polled thought that students or their parents were largely responsible for students' achievement, but a majority also thought that schools were responsible for closing the achievement gap. Explain this paradox, using course materials.

The real test here is to see how many of them use course materials instead of bluffing their way through an explanation.

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Posted in Teaching on December 8, 2005 9:19 AM |