Commentary: Off the Diving Board: From Poetry Into Literacy

  • John Warren Stewig Carthage College


Ours has become,in the United States,an era when evaluation of school success:of students, teachers, and entire systems, has devolved into derivative fact—emphasizing paper-and-pencil tests.Each of these components suffers from such limited evaluation. Teachers, administrators and policy makers need to assert that a literacy program cannot be successful unless it is evaluated to highlight a wide variety of problem-setting and problem-solving processes, many of which cannot be measured exclusively on paper.

How to Cite
STEWIG, John Warren. Commentary: Off the Diving Board: From Poetry Into Literacy. LEARNing Landscapes, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 59-65, apr. 2010. ISSN 1913-5688. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 22 apr. 2018.