High Stakes Tests Are Poor Motivators

by Amy Peterson, Latin Teacher, Chesterfield Education Association Reposted from the Virginia Journal of Education, June 2013 There are two ways to motivate people, by threatening and punishing them or by valuing and empowering them.  My recent leap into the issue of standardized testing has fostered a heightened awareness of how one’s method of motivation can…… Continue reading High Stakes Tests Are Poor Motivators