Cultural Bias in Standardized Testing

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Standardized testing refers to:

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1. Cultural bias is a term that refers to:

2. Traditionally, curriculum and testing mainly targeted:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Standardized testing is a hot topic in education presently, and this quiz and corresponding worksheet test you on the definition of standardized testing as well as the target of traditional curriculum and testing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of standardized testing
  • What cultural bias refers to
  • Focus of traditional curriculum and testing
  • Characteristics of minority students
  • How cultural biases can be reflected in tests

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the focus of traditional school curriculum and testing
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related standardized tests and cultural bias lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as standardized testing and cultural bias

Additional Learning

To learn more about the relationship between testing and cultural bias, review the corresponding lesson titled Cultural Bias in Standardized Testing. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what standardized testing is
  • Understand the argument against standardized assessments
  • Identify the effects of cultural bias on school testing
  • Appreciate why identifying this problem has become so important
  • Describe the types of cultural biases that can show up on tests
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