I could be a public school teacher. I have the degrees for it. I have the training. I have the teaching experience, albeit not in public school. 1,691 more words
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As the New Year approaches, many people are setting goals and resolutions to accomplish in 2015. The onset of a new year is a great opportunity to reflect on the past year and determine what improvements to make in the coming months – whether personally, professionally, or, in the case of many high school students, academically.
Excerpted from Anya Kamenetz’s latest book, The test: Why our schools are obsessed with standardized testing—but you don’t have to be, published by PublicAffairs.
Technologies in use in about a third of US K-12 schools today have the potential, say their creators, to relieve some of the worst toll taken by standardized testing: the anxiety, coaching, and cheating, to give a few examples. 2,241 more words
We welcome back former Board of Education member and friend of West Metro thinkers, Mark Bomchill.
“Opting out” of testing is a potentially powerful way to resist the failed No Child Left Behind and the way standardized testing distorts and corrupts K-12 classrooms. 671 more words
I want to start off by saying that I am honored to have been chosen to write for the Rebel Researchers. This is an amazing opportunity, and I do not take it lightly. 592 more words