Is this the test to test us for the test to see if we are ready for the test?
This may not be the forum to discuss current testing trends. It is the forum to communicate my desire to teach my students to want to learn for the sake of learning and bettering themselves, and not simply to pass a high-stakes test. That doesn't mean we're not going to put forth our best effort to do our best to put our best foot forward, which is our goal for all of the things we do. I can't help but think of Abraham Lincoln's quote:
Whatever you are, be a good one.