quote by Carol S. Dweck

Test scores and measures of achievement tell you where a student is, but they don't tell you where a student could end up.

— Carol S. Dweck

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Achievement test quote Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where

Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.

The greatness of a leader is measured by the achievements of the led.

This is the ultimate test of his effectiveness.

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.

Achievement test quote Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at al

Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.

Testing is not a substitute for curriculum and instruction.

Good education cannot be achieved by a strategy of testing children, shaming educators, and closing schools.

You can be absolutely certain that when you feel you are being most unfairly tested, you are being prepared for great achievement.

One of the primary tests of the mood of a society at any given time is whether its comfortable people tend to identify, psychologically, with the power and achievements of the very successful or with the needs and sufferings of the underprivileged.

Achievement test quote The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.

The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.

I formed the hypothesis that each of us could have achieved our objectives without the terrible loss of life. And I wanted to test that by going to Vietnam.

I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.

I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.

Achievement test quote The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.

The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.

You can achieve a shallow local maximum with A/B testing - but you'll never win hearts and minds.

Dhoni is one of the greatest captain I have ever seen.

Dhoni's record is praiseworthy. Twenty-two Test wins is not a small achievement. And the success against Australia has come against the backdrop of the not-so-good times he went through in the last two years

What really matters for success, character, happiness and life long achievements is a definite set of emotional skills - your EQ - not just purely cognitive abilities that are measured by conventional IQ tests.

Achievement test quote You have to go whole heartedly in anything in order to achieve anything worth ha

You have to go whole heartedly in anything in order to achieve anything worth having.

Massachusetts children cannot only lead the nation in test scores, they can be competitive with the best in the world. And the gap in achievement among races can virtually disappear.

A terrorist network that believes a nation so tested will fold under pressure of a few horrific acts may capture its attention, but will not achieve its submission.

Neither the victories of the Olympic Games nor those achieved in battles make the man happy. The only victories that make him happy are those achieved against himself. Temptations and tests are combats. You have beaten one, two, many times; still fight. If you defeat at last you will be happy your entire life, as if you have always defeated.

Achievement test quote A mistake that makes you humble is better than an achievement that makes you arr

A mistake that makes you humble is better than an achievement that makes you arrogant.

We found out that the young people who had a substantial number of lessons in the Resolving Conflict Creatively Curriculum ... not only did better in terms of people skills, that they managed their emotions, they were less violent and more caring, but they actually did better on their academic achievement tests.

With The Myth of Achievement Tests, James J.

Heckman, John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz have offered a wealth of insightful analysis and brought together a number of topics often treated separately to inform a comprehensive discussion of the growth, character, and impact of the GED that is truly monumental. This is a first-rate book.

If you can achieve winning a league championship, that, to me, is the full test of the team and management because it is over the full season and you have a lot of problems you have to overcome.

Achievement test quote You get in life what you habe the courage to ask for.

You get in life what you habe the courage to ask for.

I believe life is constantly testing us for our level of commitment, and life's greatest rewards are reserved for those who demonstrate a never-ending commitment to act until they achieve. This level of resolve can move mountains, but it must be constant and consistent. As simplistic as this may sound, it is still the common denominator separating those who live their dreams from those who live in regret.

It is not the literal past that rules us, save, possibly, in a biological sense.

It is images of the past. Each new historical era mirrors itself in the picture and active mythology of its past or of a past borrowed from other cultures. It tests its sense of identity, of regress or new achievement against that past.

With my academic achievement in high school I was accepted rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale, but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates. And that's been shown by statistics, there are reasons for that - there are cultural biases built into testing, and that was one of the motivations for the concept of affirmative action to try to balance out those effects.

Achievement test quote One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the

One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart.

The prudent course is to make an investment in learning, testing and understanding, determine how the new concepts compare to how you now operate and thoughtfully determine how they apply to what you want to achieve in the future.

I would love to fight whoever is the best. I want to test myself on how much I can achieve.

In DC, policymakers think that if we can only have high enough standards, tough enough tests, and hold people accountable, we can close the achievement gap. And it hasn't happened. Yet the new law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, is based on the same test-based and market-driven framework and ideology, except it lets the states do it.

Achievement test quote If you want to test a man’s character give him power.

If you want to test a man’s character give him power.

All we know is that the school achievement, IQ test score, and emotional and social development of working mothers' children are every bit as good as that of children whose mothers do not work.

I don't believe in a perfect world. I don't believe it's achievable, and I believe the people who try to achieve it usually end up turning it into something like Cambodia or something very similar because purity tests set in. Are you ideologically pure enough to be allowed to live? Well, it turns out that very few people are, so you end up with a big powerful struggle and a mass killing scene.

Until I test the limits to what I can achieve, I won't really know how well I can do.

Achievement test quote Just because you took longer than others, doesn't mean you failed. Remember that

Just because you took longer than others, doesn't mean you failed. Remember that.

Although I'm not prepared to move up my prediction of a computer passing the Turing test by 2029, the progress that has been achieved in systems like Watson should give anyone substantial confidence that the advent of Turing-level AI is close at hand. If one were to create a version of Watson that was optimized for the Turing test, it would probably come pretty close.

Brings [O'Brian's] achievement to a new height.

...Such is O'Brian's power to possess the imagination that I found I was living in his world as much as my own, wanting to know what happens next. That is the real test. Any contemporary novelist should recognize in Patrick O'Brian a Master of the Art.

[Not achieving a nuclear test ban] would have to be classed as the greatest disappointment of any administration of any decade, of any time and of any party.

Achievement test quote Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you test first and the lesso

Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you test first and the lesson afterward.

Haunted from my early youth by the transitoriness and pathos of life, I was aware that it is not enough to say "I am doing no harm," I ought to be testing myself daily, and asking myself what I am really achieving.

Not many of us will be leaders; and even those who are leaders must also be followers much of the time. This is the crucial role. Followers judge leaders. Only if the leaders pass that test do they have any impact. The potential followers, if their judgment is poor, have judged themselves. If the leader takes his or her followers to the goal, to great achievements, it is because the followers were capable of that kind of response.

The truth is that we are not yet free;

we have merely achieved the freedom to be free, the right not to be oppressed. We have not taken the final step of our journey, but the first step on a longer and even more difficult road. For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others. The true test of our devotion to freedom is just beginning.

It's becoming clear that in a sense the cosmos provides the only laboratory where sufficiently extreme conditions are ever achieved to test new ideas on particle physics. The energies in the Big Bang were far higher than we can ever achieve on Earth. So by looking at evidence for the Big Bang, and by studying things like neutron stars, we are in effect learning something about fundamental physics.

You are out of control, Rand al'Thor,' she declared.

I do what must be done,' he said, speaking now from the shadows. He sounded exhausted. ... I hate what you just did, Rand,' Nynaeve snarled. 'No, "Hate" isn't strong enough. I loathe what you've done. What has happened to you?' Test him!' Rand whispered, voice dangerous. 'Before condemning me, let us first determine if my sins have achieved anything beyond my own damnation.

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