http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ans ... zed-tests/
I love this part. She is so right...
Not all students are the same, therefore standardized tests are impractical. Albert Einstein once said, “Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” These tests can lower self-esteem and cause a lot of anxiety. The tests are so long that, by the last day of testing, some kids end up guessing, just so they can be done. How can you put eight-year-old kids through six days of testing over a two-week time frame?
1 post • Page 1 of 1
- Frodo's Stewed Coney
- Posts: 6634
- Joined: Sun Mar 21, 2010 5:37 pm
- Location: Mordor? Make it so!
'By Elbereth and Luthien the Fair, you shall have neither the Ring nor me! Engage!'
Avatar courtesy of Candy Kane, Webmistress Extraordinaire and Slayer of Trolls
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest