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Should we get rid of standardized testing? - Arlo Kempf


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Although standardized testing is a particularly hot topic in education right now, this approach to measurement has been in use for two millennia. And while the results of standardized testing can help us understand some things, they can also be misleading if used incorrectly. So what do these tests actually measure? And are they worthwhile? Arlo Kempf investigates.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Arlo Kempf
  • Director Borbála Tompa
  • Producer Bella Szederkényi
  • Animator Iván Tamás, Barna Nemes
  • Designer Borbála Tompa
  • Sound Designer James Woodville
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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