Evaluating Standardized Testing

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Evaluating individual sudents through standardized tests is a poor way to evaluate a students knowledge and should be replaced with performance based assessments. Standardized tests are used in most schools and institutes. These are tests that are designed and graded in a consistent and standard method. In standardized tests, all participants are required to answer the same set of questions. The exams are usually multiple-choice or true or false questions, the participants are given a certain amount of time to complete the test in. Standardized tests are usually used to compare the academic knowledge of individuals in a relative manner. Many people consider standardized tests an object way to measure students, since computers grade the tests

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