Psychometrics; student assessment; education indicators; research on teaching
Andy Porter is considered the nation’s leading expert on standardized testing. He is the founding director of the Center on Standards, Alignment, Instruction, and Learning (C-SAIL), which examines how various college- and career-ready standards are implemented, if they improve student learning, and what instructional tools measure and support their implementation. Porter previously served as dean of Penn GSE.
Ebony Elizabeth Thomas speaks to the EdSurge On Air podcast about shifts in the depiction of diverse characters in children's literature throughout the twentieth century and the progress that still needs to be made.