Quote of the Day 10/8/2013

Do you know what finally enabled me to answer those questions? I had to switch from the mindset of a person who is proficient in biology content, and instead think like standardized test writers. What hope was there for our kids to answer those questions correctly?

-Brandi Williams, who wrote that she struggled with questions on Oklahoma’s biology end-of-instruction test despite having taught biology for 8 years and having taken 40 hours of graduate level biology courses during her work on her master’s degree in science education (Source: http://bit.ly/18MpGEg).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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