A Way to Destroy the Standardized Testing Monster once and for all!

It’s called the Bartleby Project. It’s a way for students to bring down the entire standardized-test beast by forming an unorganized movement. All that has to happen is for enough students to write “I prefer not to take your standardized test” (or words to that effect) on the first page of the test booklet.

Here are some links:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lisa-nielsen/standardized-tests_b_811981.html?ref=fb&src=sp

(a good Huffington Post article by Lisa Nielsen on how useless standardized tests are)

and

http://www.newsociety.com/titleimages/TI004012_OI001098_23.pdf

(a longish article on the topic by John Taylor Gatto)

and

http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Bartleby-Project/140903059271208?v=wall

(a Facebook page on the topic)

and

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWqdScvrKCo&feature=player_embedded#!

(a YouTube video on how students can lead this movement )

Published in: on January 24, 2011 at 12:18 am  Comments (1)  

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  1. Makes me wish I had a test to just say no to!

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