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With the 1983 publication of the report "A Nation at Risk" (National Commission on Excellence in Education),
the modern standards movement was born (Marzano and Kendall, 1996). In an attempt to respond to the charges
that the American public school system was not adequately preparing students for future demands of work and
life, educators turned to standards as an attempt to raise student expectations and performance. In 1989,
President George Bush invited all governors to convene at an education summit at which six broad goals Read more »
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The Objectives Movement
It was the objectives movement that ushered in a behavioral (or as it was soon to be called, ‘performance’)
approach to education. This movement has been very influential and highly contentious, both in general
education, and also in language education. Most of the controversy has to do with the use of behavioral (or as
they soon came to be called), performance objectives. Read more »
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