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Standardized testing isn’t the future

The college application process has become a battle of the test scores, and in order to change it, the SAT and ACT should be abolished.   443 more words

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Poetry in Schools

With all of the recent school shootings such as Florida and Maryland, I thought it was time to talk about what I do. I work in a school building M-F with kids who are usually none to happy to see me, struggling to find the best ways to communicate in the short time I have with each student. 442 more words


Personalities, Standardized

You can standardize a lot of different things. And the way you go about standardizing those things need not conform perfectly to reality. That sounds a little off, but I’ve discussed it before, briefly in The Remele Factor. 196 more words



When I graduated from Hempfield Area High School, I thought for sure that I was done with standardized testing. Well, the past few weeks have proved me wrong. 399 more words


4 Reasons Why You Should Use an ePortfolio

I have found that I am taking a stronger and more comfortable stance each day in using an ePortfolio not just for my master’s program, but for my personal benefit as well. 554 more words


world keeps changing, we keep lacking

There has been numerous calls for reform in the current educational system, the practices and its perception of learning. Traditional assessments overwhelming dominate the field of education and has been criticized across countries but for us, we idly turn a blind eye rather than moving a muscle for system reform. 277 more words

A Big Concept

It’s a persuasive line of thinking to assume that in an economy with less restrictions than the vast majority of other nations, the most efficient modes of operation are already in place. 947 more words