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Sat Mar 31, 2012, 11:59 AM

"We Need to Test These Kids on What They Know; Not What We Want Them to Know" [View all]

"Ha Ha Funny" or prescient?

When I first watched this clipped I thought, "Yeah, there's a lot of truth here."

Kids are experts in their own experience and by high school know a LOT about what they need, even if we don't think they do.

If we (teachers, admins, schools, and others) think WE know everything that THEY need to learn, then we've failed from the start.



Further proof that kids know more than test-makers and the schools and teachers who administer the tests:




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gateley Mar 2012 #1