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Results of Standardized Testing

What changes can the teacher make when assessments takes time away from instruction? Why does the result of standardized testing provide little practical information for instruction?

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Teachers can use smaller assessments and review them as a mechanism of instruction/review. This is formative assessment.
Teachers can use assessments embedded in games (such as via CPS). (Also, formative assessment).
Teachers can require students to revise assessments as homework, such as for corrections. (Useful ...

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Applications and results of standardized testing are considered.