Teaching by numbers: a review of W. James Popham’s ‘Instruction that measures up: successful teaching in the age of accountability’

Popham opens this beautifully produced book by acknowledging that the biggest change he has witnessed since becoming a teacher is that there is emphasis on evidence that "teachers are doing what they are supposed to do" (Popham, 2009: 1). Popham then imparts the only bit of philosophy this book offers which is that "teaching is … Continue reading Teaching by numbers: a review of W. James Popham’s ‘Instruction that measures up: successful teaching in the age of accountability’