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Study the skills, not the tests

Teach students, not tests, nor books. Nevertheless, we must be mindful of the end result.

There is no way a person studying to take a test to obtain his or her first driver’s permit should study from the history book.

So it is expected that in order to pass the state-mandated test they would study the skills to be tested.

Joyce Bell is a retired La Marque Independent School District educator and author of three books.


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Carolyn Meehan

Makes sense...but what is the backstory here? Is someone teaching history in a drivers education class? Details, please.

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