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Is Standardized Testing Changing ME for the Worse?

Center for Teaching Quality

CTQ contributor and teacher-blogger Bill Ferriter shares an index card of scrawled confessions. From sacrificing meaningful learning to feeling relief when a fellow teacher worried about student scores, Ferriter exposes his troubled thoughts as a result of the standardized testing regimen. He realizes that this type of testing not only damages student learning but also negatively impacts teacher collaboration and pedagogy.

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