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What is Standardized Testing? - Definition & Types

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Another name for standardized tests/assessments are also called:

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1. No Child Left Behind (NCLB) was created so that:

2. Standardized tests differ from teacher-made tests because:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The task at hand with this quiz/worksheet is to help you gauge how aware you are of things like standardized testing, the No Child Left Behind act, and aptitude tests.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The specific goal of this quiz/worksheet is to assess you on:

  • Another name for standardized testing
  • Why the No Child Left Behind act was implemented
  • Unique qualities of standardized tests
  • The reasoning behind aptitude tests
  • Primary types of standardized assessments

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about standardized testing in a different way
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the No Child Left Behind act
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on standardized testing

Additional Learning

For more of an understanding on standardized testing, you can check out the affiliated lesson. This lesson is called What is Standardized Testing? - Definition and Lesson, and it will go over:

  • Classifications of standardized tests
  • Those who are for and against standardized tests
  • Limitations of standardized testing
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