August 27, 2007

Best Example of Why Test Prep Doesn't Raise Test Scores



Courtesy of Miss South Carolina (Teen USA)

5 comments:

NYC Math Teacher said...

I cannot watch this thing enough. I'm guessing the girl was coached to mention hot-button "victimized" nations and tried her darnedest to work them in. All for the entertainment of the rest of us U.S. Americans.

SusanS said...

Oh my. The poor little thing.

Matthew K. Tabor said...

I apologize in advance that my comment doesn't add much to the discussion, but there's only one thing to say here:

"Ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh."

Anonymous said...

It's easy to laugh at this amazing vapidness and incoherence but much harder to come up with a serious answer to the question.

So why this ignorance o geography?

KDeRosa said...

because geography and history have given way to the vapid and incoherent social studies.