"The problem was the misuse of testing for high-stakes purposes, the belief that tests could identify with (cont) http://tl.gd/7d1fp1
@irasocol Really seems hard to imagine no one thought to give students MCs to questions b4 the 19th C.
@anderscj the MC question cannot exist without 19th century "rationality"
"The problem with using tests to make important decisions about people's lives is that standardized tests (cont) http://tl.gd/7d1kmp
"When the purpose of testing is informational and diagnostic, there is no reason for teachers and (cont) http://tl.gd/7d1pp8
"What matters most is for the school, and the district, the state to be able to say that more students have (cont) http://tl.gd/7d2107
"[Standardized tests] were not designed to capture the most important dimensions of education, for which we (cont) http://tl.gd/7d2nrp
"unfortunately, we are apt to measure what we can, and eventually come to value what is measured over what (cont) http://tl.gd/7d2pcv
"when we use the results of tests, with all their limitations, A's a routine means to fire educators, hand (cont) http://tl.gd/7d2qgh