I'm often surprised when teachers are surprised when their students perform poorly on tests. Sure there are kids whose scores belie their skills, such as those who have test anxiety or had a bad day or took the test on an empty stomach. For the most part, though, students' performance on tests is pr...
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David Ginsburg says a key to preparing kids for standardized multiple choice tests is to NOT give them multiple choice questions in class.
January 16, 2011
David Ginsburg contrasts teaching TO the test--which he approves of in some cases--with teaching the test, which he rejects.