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Open Book Tests

January 9, 2008
By Anonymous

I agree that everyone has those moments when they “draw a blank” or they lose their thoughts “mid-pen”, but that doesn’t mean that we should be able to take a test with all the answers sitting right in front of us. I’m sure if given the choice any high school student would choose an open book test over a “closed book” test. I just don’t think that open book tests really evaluate your knowledge of the material. All it really is evaluating is if you know how to use your book.


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on Aug. 26 2020 at 12:48 pm
FirstSteps5000 SILVER, Bethesda, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"If you reach for the stars, you'll just get the stars. Reach for the heavens and you'll get the stars thrown in." - unknown
"These aren't just stories,"... …"They're whole kingdoms. They're worlds. They're perspectives and opinions you can't offer, from lives you haven't lived." - The Isle of the Lost
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I completely agree!