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Noam Chomsky on the Dangers of Standardized Testing

Noam Chomsky on the Dangers of Standardized Testing | Education and Tech Tools | 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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He says it well!

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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, April 3, 2017 7:36 AM
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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, April 3, 2017 10:00 AM
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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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Standardized testing isn’t supported by research | Opinion |

Standardized testing isn’t supported by research | Opinion | | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Advocates for the Common Core and the Smarter Balanced educational initiatives are right to be concerned that the parent opt-out movement could influence the policies’ chances for success.
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Wow, interesting opinion piece..the comments are flying in, too...

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