Standardized Testing Informative Essay

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Kids often dread the day in the school year when they have to take a big test. Some don’t like the pressure that is put on themselves because they want to perform good. While others don’t like tests at all. The real truth is that standardized testing should be used, not abused. Standardized testing has many benefits for teachers, schools, the state and of course for the students.
College is a big thing for students that are planning on a certain job in the future. If the SAT(Scholastic Assessment Test) and other “big” tests were not effective in predicting the future of participants taking the test, why would a BIG portion of colleges use tests as a valid method of admission purposes.
Evidence
Colleges want to know what type of work an individual can do, and how they perform.
Many times what type of worker a student was in high school
SAT has a proven track record among first-year college students A big reason other than help a student out in terms of how much help they need with certain subjects(if any help at all) is, that standardized testing can give clear feedback. It’s not just giving feedback about one student it can give feedback on teachers and schools curriculum/ is it up to par.
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I do see where testing can be a problem as they start to take a lot of tests (4 or more tests) when they only need to take at a max 3 over the whole year(start of year, possibly in the middle of the year, and at the end, to see how much a student has grown). The truth is that standardized testing is VERY helpful, and every student that takes some sort of standardized test will benefit. Some evidence that proves this statement correct is, research shows schools that teach a curriculum based around state and federal standards usually have “smarter” students(better educated), because they take and perform well on standardized

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