Sunday, January 22, 2012

Are you smarter than an 8th grader? Take the quiz

From The Amarillo Globe-News

Amarillo-area teachers are working to prepare their students to take new state-mandated tests this year. As the first test dates in March approach, teachers will soon find out if their efforts have paid off.
The State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness tests are supposed to be more rigorous and require students to use more critical-thinking skills to answer questions.

Check out Wednesday’s Amarillo Globe-News for a story about how teachers feel about the tests and what they have done in their classrooms to make sure their students are ready.

Take a quiz based on sample STAAR test questions to see if you are smarter than an eighth-grader.

1 comment:

  1. Your Score
    Name » Tom From Laredo
    Your Score » 75 out of 100 points
    Answered Correctly » 9 Questions
    Answered Incorrectly » 3 Questions
    % Your Score » 75 %

    Your Result
    Your Result » Good

    Your Certificate

    Not bad considering I am as old as I am.

    It is an interesting test, but still a multiple choice test. Where is the beef? The questions where you have to do the math, or write the answer?

    Why would teachers be complaining? I could not see the article.