But these were not the only consequences of administering the ESPET: 59 percent of 4th grade teachers thought the ESPET ... do well on the test, but half the teachers thought the ESPET did not adequately reflect the science curriculum in their schools. ... For example, one station of the manipulative test requires students to test for conductivity using batteries and a light bulb. ... This change in curricular focus is part of what Smith has described as the aquot;natural history of the testing event.
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