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  • Kristin Fenwick

    Linking Standardized Tests to funding, teacher pay, and/or school performance ranking, etc. creates a destructive avalanche of consequences for both children and teachers. It's simple cause and effect seemingly apparent to everyone except for the government policy makers.

  • Jennifer Johnston

    The Truth about Standardized Testing Imagination Soup Fun Learning and Play Activities for Kids

  • The Educators' Spin On It

    The Truth about Standarized Tests by Melissa Taylor from Imagination Soup. Linking standardized tests to funding, merit pay, and performance ranking causes destructive consequences for teachers & students. What do you think?Here's her last question.... What are your experiences with the State Mandated Tests in the U.S.? Here's a chance to voice your opinion...

  • Lena Erakovich
    Lena Erakovich • 3 years ago

    Thank you so much for pinning this. Heartbreakingly, our government isn't learning from the experiences of other countries like the USA, and is imposing standardised testing too. To all you wonderful educators in America - I admire you so much for the creative spirit I see in your pins!

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