Posts Tagged ‘Standardized Testing’

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

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

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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    Great Video by Yong Zhao

    Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

    Youg is the author of a recent book, Catching-Up or Leading the Way, that takes NCLB to task for its emphasis on standardized testing that has been a problem for China for the last 1,400 years. Thanks to the people at The NewLearning Institute, you can now watch a ten minute video in which Yong explains the essence of his vision regarding education and standardized tests. If you want to get a group of educators or parents talking, just show this at a meeting. You should also consider purchasing Yong’s book.

    Click here for Yong Zhao’s 10 minute video.
    Click here for my summary of Yong’s Book.

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