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High Stakes Testing: It's Broke, yet We keep doing It

There is an old adage, “If it is broke, don’t fix it.”  Unfortunately, education in America is broke, yet we aren’t fixing it.

Extensive research has reached the conclusion that high stakes testing is a net negative and does not aid in student achievement.   358 more words

ABL Power Rankings Edition 5

Welcome to the 5th Edition of my statistical Power Rankings.  Lets rank the teams! 302 more words


The Sum of Christian Preaching

Some pastors do not know how to preach the Gospel.  They have confused motivational speaking and music with the power of God’s word.  So here is a brief summary of what the preaching of the Gospel is. 135 more words


Lois Behnke Funeral

Jesus came to bring his daughter, Lois Behnke, home to heaven last Friday. We celebrate her victory and look forward to seeing her again. Hansen-Onion-Martell has posted her… 59 more words


Are You Reaching for the Sky in Your Classroom?

I often tell my teachers that it is never too late in the school year to change something.  While there are a few major items, like curriculum, that deserve our full attention during the summer months, most aspects of classroom instruction can be changed at any time throughout the school year. 507 more words

WELS - Indie Authors!

These are all books that were written and self-published by members of the WELS (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod):

A children’s book, illustrated by a Pastor and written by his son: 25 more words