Standardized Achievement Tests: What Are They Good For? | Zentrum für multimediales Lehren und Lernen (LLZ) | Scoop.it

 

" (...) It’s well known that good standardized test takers also tend to have high cognitive ability. That’s not a shocker.

But until recently, very little research has looked at the effect of improving standardized achievement test performance. This is obviously a really important question, since we are so steeped in a standardized testing culture. Wouldn’t it be nice to know what all this obsessive teaching to the test is really good for? (...)"

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Via Beth Dichter