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“What was educationally significant and hard to measure has been replaced by what is educationally insignificant and easy to measure. So now we measure how well we taught what isn’t worth learning.”
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Joe Riener, long-time teacher of high school English and adviser in theater and journalism, discusses literature and the conversations it can inspire, in- and outside the classroom, in his new publications on… 348 more words
As spring semester gets underway, students (in conjunction with their teachers and IOAPA mentors) must decide whether or not to take AP exams for their courses. 295 more words
Registration for the Advanced Placement Teacher Training Institute (APTTI) is now open! This week-long summer program aims to provide specialized training to teachers interested in adding to their knowledge about AP coursework. 112 more words
The following post was originally published on our sister site, The Prospect.
The overwhelming pressure to always take the most rigorous courses possible and have the highest test scores in the grade – all while balancing other responsibilities and activities – is something many high school students know all too well. 48 more words