Ethical and effective preparation for standardized testing

03/12/2013

High-stakes testing is a current reality, writes teacher-author Larry Ferlazzo in this excerpt from a new book, "Self-Driven Learning: Teaching Strategies For Student Motivation." While teachers argue for better evaluation tools, "what are the most effective and ethical ways we can help prepare our students do their best on these tests and...develop strategies to cope with other high-stress situations they may face in the future?" One research-based idea: writing or talking about a successful family member, just before testing. Read on.

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