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Testing!: What Every Parent Should Know about School Tests W. James Popham

Testing!: What Every Parent Should Know about School Tests

W. James Popham

Published September 28th 1999
ISBN : 9780205305957
Paperback
289 pages
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 About the Book 

School tests now influence what teachers teach, how educators are evaluated, and whether children are successful in school. W. James Popham has written the book every parent needs to read. It explains what the tests your kids are taking reallyMoreSchool tests now influence what teachers teach, how educators are evaluated, and whether children are successful in school. W. James Popham has written the book every parent needs to read. It explains what the tests your kids are taking really mean--and dont mean--about your children and their education. In this easy-to-read-and-understand book, youll learn the pros and cons of different kinds of tests and other educational assessments. How you can decide when tests are being used effectively and when theyre not. How both classroom tests and standardized tests are used and misused in judging your children and their school. More importantly, Dr. Popham teaches you to use this knowledge to communicate effectively with teachers and administrators so you can make a real difference in your childs education.