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    Article 3: The article, “From Standardized Tests to Alternative Methods: Some Current Resources on Methods to Access Learning in General Education.” by Peggy L. Maki, focuses on the importance of assessment and different forms of assessments that can be used. The use of standardized tests as a form of assessment is highly debated, this article questions standardized test and what they are measuring. The article also gives suggestions to teachers when planning and choosing assessment to assess their

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    Standardized Test Do Not Measure Intelligence We go to school for twelve years, and throughout those twelve years we learn many techniques and a variety of subjects. The techniques we learn in elementary school we pursue it into middle school. Once finishing middle school everything becomes more challenging. Walking into high school is a really big step, and also very stressful. Going into junior year and senior year is when you set your mind to different goals and you start asking yourself “What

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    Standardized tests are annoying little things that students in schools all across the nation have to take every year. Though, if all the facts are taken into consideration, they do not really seem worth it, do they? Many people speculate whether or not they are actually measuring a student’s intelligence or anything like that. It seems that students do not necessarily have to learn the material, only memorize it for a short period of time. The question has to be raised, though-- what exactly

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    The debate on standardized tests and its adequacy in testing a student’s knowledge about a subject has been going on for many years. Tests, in general, has been around for centuries and without them there would not be progress and no gleams of progress. Students ranging from elementary school to high school have experienced standardized testing. Teachers, educators, and parents are also involved in the students’ lives, which revolves around the tests, one way or another. There are many views on standardized

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    Standardized Test Standardized test have been a means measuring student performance. Some important questions that always come up regarding standardized test are what are the tests really measuring? Are they measuring a person’s intelligence? Their ability to perform well on standardized tests? Or just some random quantity of the person’s IQ? When examining the issues around which these tests are given and the content of the tests themselves, it becomes apparent that however useful the

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    “Standardized tests do not value diversity (15 Reasons) .” Standardized tests treat every person as if they are identical when in reality they are not anywhere close to it. There are many differences in people, like cultural backgrounds, thinking and learning styles, different family backgrounds, and different levels in the English language. Not everyone is the same, they are all different in some way (15 Reasons). Schools around the world should not have standardized tests because they are time

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    Today is test day, an obstacle that in time will falsely decide a student’s future academically and morally. He has one chance to portray his academic performance in such limited time, having to forcefully disregard whether or not he is in fact emotionally prepped on the given day. There is an unnecessary surplus of students who share such experiences, who too have had their dreams and talents ripped by automated grading. This tale is nothing new, such senseless obstacles have troubled generations

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    The Validity and Reliability of Standardized Tests and Their Ability to Accurately Measure Intelligence Noah Robinson Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth Abstract This paper examines standardized tests and what makes them an unreliable medium to gauge intelligence on. It analyzes what personality traits can lead to alter test scores and how often these traits are completely unaccounted for. Test score differences based on economic status and ethnicity is also discussed. It

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    Essay One Standardized tests have been around for a very long time, and they are probably going to be around for a long time to come. Testing students does provide information about a school district, student, and teacher, but it is definitely not the entire picture. Everyone would probably agree that the results of one test would not be a fair evaluation of the student. In order to fairly evaluate a student, grades, tests scores, and progress should all be considered. Teachers should be evaluated

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    The Validity and Reliability of Standardized Tests and Their Ability to Accurately Measure Intelligence Noah Robinson Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth Abstract This paper examines standardized tests and what makes them an unreliable medium to gauge intelligence on. It analyzes what personality traits can lead to alter test scores and how often these traits are completely unaccounted for. Test score differences based on economic status and ethnicity is also discussed. It

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