EP 14 Understanding Standardized Assessment in Ontario PT 1

By Jamie Bricker

Jamie and Carol Bricker have over 60 years of education-related experience between them, and they are looking to share that experience with you! Bricker by Bricker focuses on the important relationship between home and school, and provides focused and timely insights on how we can work together to ensure that those relationships are productive, powerful and fulfilling.

Standardized testing or EQAO as it is more commonly known in Ontario, has been
around for almost 25 years. Many changes have occurred over that time period
as the assessment has evolved to better meet the needs of students, parents,
schools and school boards.
In today’s podcast, Melissa Sparkman, an elementary school administrator, who
has had many years of experience implementing and supporting students, parents
and teachers through the assessment process, joins Jamie and Carol as they
provide parents with information about EQAO from a provincial prospective.