Everyone has an opinion about standardized testing, but the bottom line is that it happens whether we like it or not. Personally, I can see why we need it, but it is definitely not my favorite part of the school year. It's stressful for everyone involved.
So, as a way to (hopefully) make all of the teachers out there chuckle, I thought I'd share some of my thoughts throughout the testing day. I think they'll probably be relatable...
When I wake up and remember we have testing that day:
When one of the kids accidentally breaks the wrong seal:
When it's FINALLY time for lunch:
When everyone in the room is finished, but we still have to sit quietly, the kids are like:
And I'm like:
When the kids are released from testing rooms:
When I get home after a day of testing: