My daughter is in kindergarten now and will be taking her first standardized test soon. Personally, I always loved achievement test week at my school. It was an interesting change of pace to the normal school day. We had some fun activities built into that week to keep our spirits and energy high.
For children in a traditional school setting like mine, the school chooses the test. In a homeschool, like every other decision this falls on the parents, unless you’re a member of an umbrella school or group that chooses a test. The decision of whether or not to take standardized tests may come from your state, but you still have some options about which test. Your choice depends on your goals and needs, so read on to discover these nuances.Learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about standardized testing.