1. What role must periodic large-scale standardized tests play in communicating regarding student achievement?
2. What are your thoughts about bias in standardized testing? Support your claims with experience or knowledge of supposed bias on these tests. How could tests be biased?
3. Describe your experiences with standardized assessments. Did you find them useful? Valid? Reliable? Why or why not? Do you remember any parts and/or problems which you found to be off-focus or invalid? Why?