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Who’s kidding who? What do tests test?

Posted by: Gary Ernest Davis on: June 7, 2011

What does a test “test”? All over the world, at all levels of education, mathematics teachers set tests for their students, and give grades on the basis of those tests. Tests are usually thought to be reliable indicators (if not measures) of how well students  engage with the material being taught to them, and is […]