Posts Tagged ‘pineapple’

But Seriously, Folks: Pineapples and Standardized Tests

The absurd talking pineapple story found in an 8th grade standardized test is not a new phenomenon--it’s been sighted on tests in several states in the past seven years and has been the subject of much discussion online since at least 2007. It’s only in the past few days, however, that the...
April 23rd, 2012 | Education | Read More

Talking Pineapples and Obvious Answers

Recently, a discussion about a relatively absurd question on a standardized test came up. You can find the story here. I found it quite fascinating, and thought it to be most ridiculous. So, I thought to myself, what are the correct answers? Since I didn’t think any of the choices were obviously...
April 23rd, 2012 | Culture, Education, Featured | Read More