Standardized tests have always been a source of controversy, with advocates praising them as an effective tool for measuring performance of both teachers and students while critics claim that they detract from real teaching and promote a mechanical sort of education. Use the following sources to learn more about standardized testing and the political, social, and educational issues surrounding it.
This encyclopedia is dedicated to research and terms about giftedness and creativity in education. There are over 400 entries ranging from specific subjects to gifted student research. Included are entries on students from diverse backgrounds and gender differences.