Test Mania: What Happened to Love of Learning

Compiled by Sherah B. Carr, Ph.D., Niesha Harris & Kim Adkins Tessmer
Mercer University – Tift College of Education

February, 2011

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Web Links

Alliance for Children - http://www.allianceforchildhood.org/

Assessment for Learning: Beyond the Black Box – http://www.assessment-reform-group.org/AssessInsides.pdf

Educational Leadership November 2009 – Issue on Multiple Measures

http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/nov09/vol67/num03/toc.aspx

FairTest -  www.fairtest.org

Parental & Community Involvement

–     Project Appleseed - http://www.projectappleseed.org/aboutappleseed.html

Whole Child Project - http://www.wholechildeducation.org

Media tools to generate discussion and debate

–             Race to Nowhere - http://www.racetonowhere.com/home

–             Children Left Behind Documentary – http://www.childrenleftbehind.com

–             Waiting for Superman - http://www.waitingforsuperman.com/