Date: Jan 22, 2013 12:08 PM
Author: Richard Strausz
Subject: Re: To K-12 teachers here: Another enjoyable post from Dan Meyer

> 
> On Jan 22, 2013, at 5:02 AM, Richard Strausz
> <Richard.Strausz@farmington.k12.mi.us> wrote:
>

> > You probably would also assume that most students
> would check their work on test questions to make sure
> their grade would be as high as possible. You would
> be wrong! :-)
>
> After my own performances, I wouldn't guess that.:)
>
> There is a big difference between "as high as
> possible" and 18 wrong out of twenty. This discussion
> is similar to discussions involving "timed tests". As
> far as I have seen, very few students run out of
> time.
>
> Bob Hansen


Some of the 18 had many correct and decided on a good strategy, but made a subtraction error early on and therefore didn't get 100%. And, they didn't check their work...

Richard