October 5, 2022

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Standardized tests in their current format are ‘incredibly antiquated’

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Standardized tests in their current format are ‘incredibly antiquated’


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Robert Sternberg is frustrated. Really annoyed.

As a professor of psychology at Cornell University, Sternberg has long researched standardized assessments, and concluded they really don’t provide significantly valuable details on whether students are learning to consider critically and creatively, enabling them to be prosperous in university, careers and everyday living in basic.