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in the New York Times: make testing work for students

05 Oct

“In a perfect world, schools, parents and students would consciously treat tests as occasions for learning and growth, focusing less on the result and more on the powerful benefits of simply taking the test in the first place.”

Sourced through Scoop.it from: us2.campaign-archive2.com

"The opt-out movement has encouraged many parents and teachers to aspire to a world without tests. But better than getting rid of tests would be turning tests into promising opportunities.For instance, standardized tests could take the form of frequent, low-stakes exams instead of infrequent high-stakes ones."

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