In a message dated 10/10/00 9:40:30 AM Central Daylight Time, firstname.lastname@example.org
> The TAAS (Texas Assessment of Academic Skills)-formated exercises Pam was
> explaining were never intended as "tests" in the artroom, other than as a
> representation of students' understanding. We recommend their use as a
> vehicle for class discussion at the end of a lesson as a kind of review or
> closure (they only take a few minutes).
Nancy has stated this perhaps clearer than I did. The TAAS-formatted
materials were never intended as a final product, but rather as a way to
stimulate careful looking and thinking and discussion about art ... an
embedded assessment if you will.