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Persuasive Speech - Standardized Testing

English 11 - Roop
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Kylie Spencer

on 13 February 2014

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Transcript of Persuasive Speech - Standardized Testing

Standardized
Testing
Portfolio Assessments
Standardized Testing
Standardized testing is not accurate for the broad spectrum of students.
* Portfolio-based assessment system

* Prepare students for life
-Real World Problems
Kylie
Spencer
Decline in test scores
Stress and Anxieties
For Students:
-Fear of failing assessment
-Fear of falling behind in the course
-Tests can determine future plans
-Anxiety before tests effect scores

For Teachers:
-Student success based salary
-Students' mental stability
* Multiple Choice
* Teaching Biases
- overexposure/underexposure
* Over packed curriculum
* Rushed Lessons
Different Learning Styles
Solutions
Realisation
Test Discrimination
According to: Sternberg's Triarchic Theory of Human Intelligence
-Analytic
-Practical
-Creative
Analytic
Practical
Creative
Focuses on:
-planning
-monitoring
-reflection
-transfer
This type of person does well in academic environments, but is not likely to be creative.
Kylie spencer
This type of person is persuasive and maybe entertaining, but lacks substance in thinking.
This type of person generates ideas easily, but is unable to analyze these ideas or to put them into action.
Focuses on:
-developing
-applying new ideas
-creating solutions
Focuses on:
selecting/shaping real-world environments and experiences
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Courses geared towards:
Process Learning - Not Understanding
Various Teaching Styles
Kylie

Spencer
http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/08/27/sat-scores-and-family-income/
Do your part!
Contact Congress
Express your views
Propose a solution
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