RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Ashley Joyce
Re: Reply: Diversity
Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:29

I will second that. The ITBS test in Kindergarten was a nightmare! I had students who were literally stressed out because they didnt know if they were doing it "right." I had other students who just sat there and didnt put the first mark on the paper. The children could not understand why they we were taking a "test" on something they hadn't really been taught.

  • Reply: Diversity - Rachel Hicks, Sun Dec 4 12:32
    The ITBS test was a nightmare!!! There is absolutely no validity in the test for my ESL students (especially with my Karenni students). I say that because one of my students "filled" in the bubbles... more
    • Re: Reply: Diversity - Ashley Joyce, Sat Dec 10 12:29
    • standardized test tips - koppenhaverd, Sun Dec 4 23:00
      There are too many limitations to standardized testing to go into, which are only compounded by young kids and young ELLS kids not understanding how to even complete them. Another value of multiple... more
      • Re: standardized test tips - Nakita Carson, Tue Dec 6 19:29
        Amen! People in ivory towers have no place deciding what should happen in schools and classrooms!
      • Amen - Rachel Hicks, Mon Dec 5 18:29
        I couldn't have said it better!
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RE 5040 Fall 2011