What Are They Learning?

Reading

http://www.parentcentral.ca/parent/education/article/1100401–only-half-of-pupils-like-to-read-survey-finds

Here’s an interesting article about the unintended (shortsighted?) consequences of standardized testing. The gist: while literacy scores have been on the rise, interest in reading has declined. It begs the question, What do we really want our children to leave school with?

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Image source: http://natchezlibrary.blogspot.com/2010/09/importance-of-reading.html

 

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