Tuesday, December 6, 2016

CURMUDGUCATION: Write Your Own PISA Post

CURMUDGUCATION: Write Your Own PISA Post:

Write Your Own PISA Post



I actually considered a Reaction to PISA Scores post and then decided that I didn't have the heart for this annual exercise in futility, and wiser heads than mine were already on the case. So instead, I'll let you take this little quiz (in, of course, multiple choice form) and in the process create a Choose Your Own Madlibs Fake Journalism story for the occasion. Enjoy!


        






International Testing Authorities today released the highly anticipated PISA scores. PISA stands for

           a) Programme for International Student Assessment
           b) Program for International Student Assessment
           c) Probably Isn't Scaring Anyone
           d) Problems In Silly Accounting

The scores indicate that American students have improved their international standings in
          a) math
          b) reading
          c) nothing
          d) making multiple choice decisions

But in the meantime, there has been a drop in US standing when it comes to
          a) math
          b) reading
          c) making a decent bagel
          d) bureaucratic thumb twiddling over random scores

Some educational experts have
CURMUDGUCATION: Write Your Own PISA Post:



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