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The Resource Standardized minds : the high price of America's testing culture and what we can do to change it, Peter Sacks

Standardized minds : the high price of America's testing culture and what we can do to change it, Peter Sacks

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Standardized minds : the high price of America's testing culture and what we can do to change it
Title
Standardized minds
Title remainder
the high price of America's testing culture and what we can do to change it
Statement of responsibility
Peter Sacks
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Standardized Minds dramatically shows how our unhealthy and enduring obsession with intelligence testing affects us all, from the day we enter kindergarten to when we might apply for a job or seek a new profession. Drawing creative solutions from the headlines and the frontlines, Sacks demonstrates proven alternatives to such testing and details a plan to make the American meritocracy legitimate and fair."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sacks, Peter
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Educational tests and measurements
  • Education
  • Academic achievement
  • Academic achievement
  • Education
  • Educational tests and measurements
  • United States
Label
Standardized minds : the high price of America's testing culture and what we can do to change it, Peter Sacks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Meritocracy's crooked yardstick -- Inventing intelligence: the origins of mental measurement -- Babes in test land: the sorting begins -- Crusade: rise of the test-driven accountability machine in our schools -- Crime and punishment: how the accountability machine hurts schoolchildren -- Great American dumb-down: how the accountability machine harms schools -- Do no harm: stopping the damage to American schools -- Unnatural selection: testing in the American workplace -- Standardized minds: thinking styles and the testing game -- The big business of testing -- Authentic achievement: assessing performance in American schools -- Harmful admissions: why the meritocracy needs fixing -- Beyond the SAT: merit that matters
Control code
43387232
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 351 pages
Isbn
9780738204338
Lccn
99068065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)43387232
Label
Standardized minds : the high price of America's testing culture and what we can do to change it, Peter Sacks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Meritocracy's crooked yardstick -- Inventing intelligence: the origins of mental measurement -- Babes in test land: the sorting begins -- Crusade: rise of the test-driven accountability machine in our schools -- Crime and punishment: how the accountability machine hurts schoolchildren -- Great American dumb-down: how the accountability machine harms schools -- Do no harm: stopping the damage to American schools -- Unnatural selection: testing in the American workplace -- Standardized minds: thinking styles and the testing game -- The big business of testing -- Authentic achievement: assessing performance in American schools -- Harmful admissions: why the meritocracy needs fixing -- Beyond the SAT: merit that matters
Control code
43387232
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 351 pages
Isbn
9780738204338
Lccn
99068065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)43387232

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