School Test Results Not Improving

“In spite of myself, I began to worry about my students’ test scores.  I have always believed that teaching to the test is unnecessary; good instruction leads to good scores. ” The best way to improve test scores is to exclusively drill whats on the test. But just who the hell believes this is a […]

The Real Reason Behind Chinese Students High Standardized Test Scores

“That’s the secret: when you spend all your time preparing for tests, and when students are selected based on their test-taking abilities, you get outstanding test scores. But is this what we want for our children?” Best quote regarding standardized testing I have heard. http://zhaolearning.com/2010/12/10/a-true-wake-up-call-for-arne-duncan-the-real-reason-behind-chinese-students-top-pisa-performance/