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Re: NOT teaching to the test

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From: Madeline Fersko (maddy74_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Oct 15 2004 - 11:06:55 PDT


Im currenty teaching general ed..and yes everything in general ed seems to be all about teaching to the test. I had no idea that in art classes there were standards and tests being imposed as well? Is this true?

>From: BluesTruth@aol.com
>Reply-To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
>To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.getty.edu>
>Subject: Re: NOT teaching to the test
>Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 20:37:42 EDT
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>Hi Group,
>I simply had to address this teaching to the test thread.  Everyone  plays
>the blame game nowadays--"It's the Parent's fault, teacher's fault, kid's
>fault, adminnistration's fault, pet dog's, corner grocer's fault,  etc., etc. etc".
>   I'll tell you what is wrong with our Ed. system and  it none of the above's
>fault at all--IT 'S THE POLITICIAN"S FAULT!!  They  haven't a clue! End of
>story!  So there.
>Jill
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