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    Assessment Choices in the Classroom

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    assessment using the MI theory in today's classroom. Works Cited Meisels, S., Atkins-Burnett, S., Xue, Y. (2003, February 28). Creating a System of Accountability: The Impact of Instructional Assessment on Elementary Children’s Achievement Test Scores. Educational Policy Analysis Archives, Vol 11 (9). Perreault, G. (Summer 2000). The classroom impact of high-stress testing. Education, Vol 120 (4), pp. 705-710.

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    Comparing Canadian Amateur Tennis to Pro Tennis Comparing Canadian amateur sport to a professional Canadian sport, which in my case is tennis. When high school is over, its time for me to choose what career path that I will be looking to go into. The choices that are out there for me is to become a full-time professional tennis player, or go into a coaching career and just be an

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    education today is the college entrance exams. There are several college exams used in the United States and around the world. These include the SAT, the ACT and many other various versions of those tests. These tests are an unfair and ineffective measure to determine a student’s acceptance into college. These tests to do not measure a student’s ability to master a subject rather they measure aptitude which is ineffective. Not only do students need to achieve academically, but they are also advised to have

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    the next 11 years of testing. These tests put a lot of undo stress on students to preform well on standardized tests throughout the year. While some students are excellent test takers others become over whelmed with the process and fail to rise to their true academic level. “On Mar. 14, 2002, the Sacramento Bee reported "test-related jitters, especially among young students, are so common that the Stanford-9 exam comes with instructions on what to do with a test booklet in case a student vomits on

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    SAT Persuasive Essay

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    choice test be a deciding factor on whether or not a person gets accepted into a college? Critics of the SAT accuse it of being classist, racist, a poor reflection of academic promise, and plainly unnecessary. The idea of the SAT is has potential

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    complete a college application students must complete their SAT or ACT if they do not complete these tests many times they will not be accepted into any major university. Students are involved in many activities such as sports, clubs, band, volunteer work, and still must maintain their grade point average. Along with all these responsibilities they also must pass these standardized tests. Are the tests necessary to accurately portray a student’s academic standing? College admissions base their opinion

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    Standardized tests decide who gets into college nowadays. Standardized tests have more emphasis now then do GPA, class rank, and the students achievements. If Colleges were to get rid of this requirement, many more students would apply. Colleges should not put a lot of stock in standardized testing because it does not evaluate true knowledge, the tests cannot predict college readiness, and students with test anxiety will not perform at their best. Standardized testing does not truly evaluate a student’s

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    calculations. Students studying to become teachers nowadays are forced to take a test introduced by former Minister of Education, Christopher Pyne. The law states that all teaching students at a university level, must pass a general literacy and numeracy test in order to enter the workplace as a full time, part time or casual teacher. This essay will argue the claims that go for and against the literacy and numeracy test and the validity of these arguments. Internationally there are other countries

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    extremely low, disqualifying her from many universities. The young girl represents many students who are not successful at taking standardized tests because they have not developed the advanced skills required to take a test like the ACT or SAT. An academically motivated and responsible student should not be prevented from attending college because a "standard" test is not his or her standard. The current methods of testing for the ACT or SAT should be abolished and replaced with modified and less "standard"

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    Faults of Standardized Tests

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    Faults of Standardized Tests Throughout the United States, students are being held accountable for the scores they receive after taking a standardized test. These tests, many would argue, appear to be bias toward minorities, and especially Hispanic students. More specifically though, the SAT is apparently under great scrutiny since it has long lasting, controversial effects on these students. History The SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test), created by Carl Brigham of Princeton University, was

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