Researchers from Boston College recently completed a three year, 1 million-dollar study sponsored by the National Science Foundation. They confirmed the belief that most standardized and textbook tests emphasize low-level thinking and knowledge and that they exert a profound, mostly negative effect on classroom instruction.
Iowa Science Teachers Journal
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"Science Notes - Standardized Tests Negatively Impact Classroom Instruction,"
Iowa Science Teachers Journal: Vol. 29
, Article 10.
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