Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Why tests alone fail

A sports quote with unknown attribution captures perfectly why standardized tests alone will never truly be able to identify if a child is going to be successful:

They measured my height,
They measured my weight,
But they never measured my heart.
We could slightly alter this sentiment and it would communicate what teachers, parents, and even students know to be true:
They measured my proficiency in math,
They measured my proficiency in reading,
But the never measured my passion for learning.

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