Mar 18, 2015 ... Bless the tests: Three reasons for standardized testing .... There are good schools and rotten ones; there are high-flying students and pupils ...
"Teaching to the test" can be a good thing because it focuses on essential content and skills, eliminates time-wasting activities that don't produce learning gains, ...
Jan 11, 2016 ... A major effort is underway to cut back on standardized testing because many, including President Obama and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton ...
Sep 2, 2014 ... The Good in Standardized Testing from Boston Review. I was still in college the first time someone cried in a parent-teacher conference with ...
Standardized testing holds teachers and schools accountable. ... Standardized testing gives parents a good idea of how their children are doing as compared to.
Jul 31, 2013 ... The key to good standardized testing is to test twice a year, both spring and fall, to prepare children and to communicate to them that this is just ...
May 20, 2014 ... Teacher Voice: In Defense of Standardized Testing .... Good teachers in Tennessee are transitioning to the Common Core State Standards ...
Jan 20, 2016 ... Standardized testing has been part of the US educational system since the ... while 69% state that it is good for measuring a school's quality.
Feb 17, 2015 ... Standardized tests are among the measures they use. ... Fariña, was quoted as saying, “I know a good quality school when I'm in the building.”.
Feb 23, 2016 ... For educators and parents, testing means standardized testing: a tool ... of education that kids tend not to like even though it's good for them.