Alisa and I shared an interesting email thread today. She wrote:
The place where I’m consulting [ed. note: a Hebrew School in NYC] has a very intense testing culture. As they become schooled in CI, the principal of the junior high, I’m told, is quite stuck on what standard to hold the junior high kids accountable to. He has been talking about using the straight up ACTFL proficiency guidelines as his assessment and grading map.?
The lead teacher is very concerned and asked me to initiate a conversation with the principal. This is what I sent last week: