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:


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



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



(a Facebook page on the topic)



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

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

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://gfbrandenburg.wordpress.com/2011/01/24/a-way-to-destroy-the-standardized-testing-movement/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

One CommentLeave a comment

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


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: