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Radical test prep

Radical test prep | Newington Professional Reading | Scoop.it

TeApril is test-prep month (apparently). So, what better use of my blog than to provide harried readers with some test-prep tips? But beware: the tips I am going to provide are very different than th...

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And a counter point here to the test prep instead of quality teaching focus.

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Test Prep Endures in New York Schools, Despite Calls to Ease It

Test Prep Endures in New York Schools, Despite Calls to Ease It | Newington Professional Reading | Scoop.it
New York City’s schools chancellor said in December that she would limit state exams’ role in measuring student progress, but test prep, and the anxiety it causes, is as robust as ever.
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A warning for us in Australia if we allow NAPLAN got get out of control. "We’re going to do all we can to roll that back to focus on the best quality teaching as opposed to test prep.” New York City’s schools chancellor, Carmen Fariña.

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