NAPLAN will improve the species?

Aussie Friends of Treehorn

NAPLAN manufacturers and users must believe that its kind of testing will improve the species.  If it isn’t this, it is difficult to find reasons for forcing such inhumane, somatic-anxiety producing treatment on young children.  Robotism perhaps – produce lots of robots able to obtain the same scores on May 10,11,11.  Drive theory perhaps – drive all contestants relentlessly, using somatic and cognitive  devices, so that they will do well on May tests and it doesn’t matter what happens at any other time. Catastrophe Theory perhaps – stress and the promotion of anxiety improves performance; but the consequences are in life-long psychological damage. Who cares?  The political masters will be pleased
Let’s consider the view of Karen Lewis….
 Phil Cullen  41 Cominan Avenue  Banora Point  Australia 2486     cphilcullen@bigpond.com             http://primaryschooling.net/                     http://qldprimaryprincipals.wordpress.com/
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