The TEKS SCAM

Following is a comparison of three 3rd grade math test questions. Notice that each problem has the same math TEKS. Are Texans being scammed by the Texas Education Agency, the SBOE, the Commissioner of Education and every legislature who has … Continue reading

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Evaluating STAAR Question #40

Texas TEKS are said to be more Rigorous. STAAR is more Rigorous What is rigor? I’ve studied the 5th grade science 2013 STAAR test and it appears that rigor means unnecessary information is added to questions. This is not rigor, … Continue reading

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Evaluating STAAR Question #6

Are the STAAR tests designed to assess what students have learned? Are the STAAR Test Questions Correct? Do the STAAR Questions align with the TEKS? Are the STAAR Questions  Tricky? The STAAR tests are a one-size fits all assessment. Sadly … Continue reading

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