A number of all-stars are quoted in this essay.
It concludes with Deborah Maier, who makes a great point:
â€œWhy is the word â€˜empowermentâ€™ in proliferation when weâ€™re actually taking more power away from teachers?â€ she said. â€œMaybe weâ€™re talking so much about reflection because we have no time to reflect at all.â€
The folks who are up in arms ought to be aware that reflection is the last thing someone struggling to prepare children for a high stakes test has time for…