For example, one 2nd-grade instructor told her kids they would be "modeling efficient subtraction strategies." Meanwhile, "selected response" has bumped aside "multiple choice" and "tests" have morphed into "formative assessments." Some schools even call temporary classroom trailers "learning cottages
." Says Robert Maeder, a senior at Silver Spring, Maryland's Springbrook High, "It's like renaming a prison 'The Happy Fun Place.' Tests should be called tests.