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EdGIF Of The Day: Tests Can Help Kids, "Uh, Learn," Says Obama


If our kids had more free time at school, what would you want them to do with it? A) Learn to play a musical instrument?B) Study a new language?C) Learn how to code HTML?D) Take more standardized tests?Take the quiz, then watch President Obama's message about smarter ways to measure our kids’ progress in school.

Posted by The White House on Saturday, October 24, 2015
"What to make of the striking way in which, when speaking of the value of tests for students, Obama suddenly jerks his head backwards, and bats his eyelids for a prolonged moment..?" [at around 1:20]

The New Yorker's Rebecca Mead takes a close look at President Obama's body language and speech in last weekend's testing video. 


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