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Thoughts on the problem of grades, tests, qualifications, and seeking gain from the power structure, with remarks about repeatability and creativity

Here’s a thought I had: Over the years (actually decades) I have spoken of the ridiculousness and inaccuracy of grades as well as testing and qualifications.  This society has taken these too seriously and it seems that it has caused … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how grades really don’t measure anything

Some years ago I was studying to be a Psychoanalyst.  Eventually, I got really interested in psychological measurement.  At one point I began to question the accuracy of grading.  What I discovered was quite significant, I think.  Basically, I found that … Continue reading

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