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Noam Chomsky on the Dangers of Standardized Testing

Noam Chomsky on the Dangers of Standardized Testing | learning and unlearning | Scoop.it

"The assessment itself is completely artificial. It’s not ranking teachers in accordance with their ability to help develop children who will reach their potential, explore their creative interests. Those things you’re not testing.. it's a rank that’s mostly meaningless. And the very ranking itself is harmful.


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John Rudkin's curator insight, April 4, 2017 4:58 AM
Alas, the cost of real evaluation is huge, but the excuses for standardised testing are all founded in  'cheapness'.  Wrong.
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Differences between game based learning and educational games

Differences between game based learning and educational games | learning and unlearning | Scoop.it
Games Based Learning is then much more than using an educational game to teach a subject. It's an approach to allowing the ebb and flow of play to fuel imagination.
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