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Testing to the test

Original post made on Apr 20, 2012

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the practice tests teachers have been using to prepare students for the end-of-year statewide exam appear to be contributing to higher scores.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, April 20, 2012, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Ned
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Apr 20, 2012 at 9:19 pm

Awesome! Teaching to the test. That will fill a student's day with plenty of learning. If they don't get sick of taking tests over and over again. Isn't there any better use of classroom instructional time?


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