Professor: Standardized tests leave out important skills

02/23/2010 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The

An increased focus on standardized testing and memorization harms student learning, according to Shannon Howrey, an assistant professor of education at North Georgia College & State University. Howrey writes in this column that standardized tests are not a true measure of student skills. While the tests can measure analytical thinking skills to some degree, creative and tacit intelligence are largely ignored in student testing.

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