Reliable assessments for classroom use remains a challenge, says Google-backed study


coding-assessmentsA small study recently conducted by the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) found a dearth of valid and reliable assessments for measuring student learning in computer science education.

The survey, released during CSTA's annual conference, highlights the challenges high school teachers face when examining student understanding of computing concepts and identifying current models for computer science assessment.

The study used in-depth interviews with twenty-five high school computer science teachers during the 2014-2015 academic year and found that while CS teachers use a variety of...

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