Friday, November 19, 2010

Why Standardized Tests Diminish the Joy of Learning

This article describes one mother's approach to keeping her son's love of learning alive despite his experiences in the classroom:
Appreciation, however, is not covered on standardized tests. Although standardized tests allow administrators to gain valuable measures of general success across various school districts, they do not leave room for the notion that appreciation and love of learning can lead to better overall understanding.
Read the whole thing here.

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