Should we get rid of standardized testing? - Arlo Kempf

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Download a free audiobook and support TED-Ed's nonprofit mission: http://www.audible.com/tededCheck out Todd Rose's "The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness": https://shop.ed.ted.com/collections/ted-ed-book-recommendations/products/the-end-of-averageView full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/should-we-get-rid-of-standardized-testing-arlo-kempfAlthough 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. Lesson by Arlo Kempf, directed by CUB Animation.Thank you so much to our patrons for your support! Without you this video would not be possible. Silas Schwarz, Fabio Peters, MJ Tan Mingjie, Yansong Li, Jason A Saslow, Michael Aquilina, Joanne Luce, Ayaan Heban, Henry Li, Elias Wewel, Nina, Bijan Bayat Mokhtari, Kyle Nguyen, Taylor Hunter, Noa Shore, Lex Azevedo, Merit Gamertsfelder, Bev Millar, John Christian S. Ramos, Rishi Pasham, Jhuval.Check out our Patreon page here: https://www.patreon.com/teded