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Standardized Testing = Standardized Students

Researchers are becoming more familiar with what really motivates us [autonomy, mastery, and purpose] and colleges are failing to grasp this new paradigm shifting concept, they stick to the standard status quo.

In the scope of collegiate studies today, there is no purpose beyond that of obtaining a degree, there is no autonomy beyond deciding which of the selection of courses available you'll select, and there is no mastery to be gained except that which the educators tell you to master.

Let's humanize the classroom.  I theorize that if we humanize education, standarization will not be (as big) an issue.

Big Hat Tip to +Daniel Estrada.

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