Why does the mention of the FCAT strike so many intense emotions in people? Could it be because the media hype has gotten to all of us? Are we downright tired of hearing about it? Saddened by the fact that teachers and students have to spend so much time thinking about it (and worrying about) [...]
Do you think these tests are an accurate picture? Do you believe that they are statistically valid?
We public school educators have long known that how a kid performs on a standardized test is not an accurate measure of their intelligence, potential, prior learning, or future learning ability. Neither is it a reliable snapshot [...]