We have decided to add a category for silly stuff. Nearly everything on this site is something serious about improving instruction. It is time we paused and took a slightly skewed look at the foibles of the profession. Our first offering is a take on the advice shows that are proliferating on television. Enjoy (we . . . → Read More: Dear Dr. Pfill
Far from “raising the bar” as advocates like to claim, the federal push for accountability through high-stakes testing is leading to a narrowing of the curriculum, lowering of student motivation, increasing dropouts, and virtually no evidence of improvement (and some evidence of decline) on such national measures as the NAEP, SAT and ACT (See the . . . → Read More: Federal Control
Here is another attempt at levity. Hope you enjoy these.
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