The Myths of Standardized Tests: Why They Don’t Tell You What You Think They Do

The Myths of Standardized Tests: Why They Don’t Tell You What You Think They Do by Phillip Harris, Bruce M. Smith, and Joan Harris (with a little help from ten of their friends) is a MUST read.

  • Ⓒ 2011 Published by Rowman & Littlefield: Lanham, MD
  • Summary by Douglas W. Green, EdD – Doug@DrDougGreen.Com
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    9 Responses to “The Myths of Standardized Tests: Why They Don’t Tell You What You Think They Do

    1. Dr. Don says:

      Every educator, administrator, government bureaucrat, and union leader should be required to read this book, and then tested on it in the same manner that our children are tested today. Better yet, this should probably be a seminar topic for required academic continuing education. Chart 14, “New Ideas for Genuine Accountability” brushes the surface and wets our appetite on a new direction and sounds like it could be the basis for Harris, Smith, and Harris’s next book.

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    3. Archangelo says:

      Standardized tests aren’t really meant to measure student achievement, but to provide an excuse to dump teachers.

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