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?
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>Subject: Re: NOT teaching to the test
>Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 20:37:42 EDT
>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.