Testing times: online exams produce different results to paper ones.
Some countries experienced big changes when the global test of 15-year-olds moved from paper to online.
Different questions for low and high achievers is actually beneficial for judging how students at each end of the spectrum are going.
Tailored testing where the test gets easier or harder depending on how the student is faring actually gives us a better idea of how students are going.
Paper and pencil NAPLAN testing will go online in 2016, but will schools be ready?
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The Australian Government plans to conduct the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) online from 2016. This presents a significant challenge for Australia’s 9,500 schools. Conducting…