Critical Assessment of the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) Test Introduction The following paper looks at the EQAO test, an assessment tool that has certainly sparked discussion because of the young age of the children who will be exposed to it. The paper will look at the content, history, educational purposes and limitations of the assessment item and will examine every possible angle in ascertaining the extent to which the EQAO is good, but not flawless, in measuring the scholastic competence of children because it appears to be very imprecise about the information it reveals vis-à-vis the youngsters who take the test. Name of assessment tool or procedure – with author and publisher The full name of the EQAO is the...The end:
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