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There's a great Albert Einstein quote that goes well with this cartoon: “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

This was me in school but I tell you I'm doing this homeschool thing so my children have it better than I did. I was smart but not if you measure the way the school system did.

Sometimes the most brilliant and intelligent minds do not shine in standardized tests because they do not have standardized minds - Diane Ravitch

Standardized testing...so true!!!!

There's a great Albert Einstein quote that goes well with this cartoon: “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

TIME to stand up against standardized testing! Yes, and as April looms ahead my mindset is in complete denial to the realization that it is that time of year again, standardized test prep… It was this quote from, Jeannie Fulbright that inspired this blog in the first place.....

If the purpose for learning is to score well on a test, we’ve lost sight of the real reason for learning Jeannie Fullbright

Said no school teacher EVER

No school teacher has EVER had a former student return to say a standardized test changed his or her life.

No one wants a standardized mind anyway...                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Sometimes, the most brilliant and intelligent students do not shine in standardized tests because they do not have standardized minds.

Standardized tests do not define you or who you are meant to be! This includes teachers!!

Yes! I don't think it would be a bad idea for teachers to let students know they believe this. Even when made to do test prep, teachers know students are much more than a test.

I want to write a letter like this to my students before standardized tests begin every year.

Students Sent Home With Incredible Note From Teacher Reminding Them They’re More Than Their Test Scores

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What’s wrong with standardized tests

Is Education Broken? The Problem with US Standardized Testing in Public Schools : The Digital Media Diet

great article:  Standardized Testing: The Highs, the Lows and the Stash of Chocolate

great article: Standardized Testing: The Highs, the Lows and the Stash of Chocolate a legit fear most teachers have

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