Tag: testing

Lt. Columbo: A Layperson’s Guide in Effective Teaching

An abridged version of this post appears on the K2Twelve blog. For one reason or another I am unable to… read more Lt. Columbo: A Layperson’s Guide in Effective Teaching

Singa-Score

When I think about Singapore, I think of the curious accents of its citizens (speaking Cantonese and English). I think… read more Singa-Score

From Marks to Moolah

Whenever I see an article about “pay for grades”( like the piece in the ASCD’s March 2009 newsletter) or “merit… read more From Marks to Moolah

Tales of the 2nd Grade Nothing

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eP-aVYuVVBE] We should be able to look every second grader in the eye and say, ‘You’re on track, you’re going… read more Tales of the 2nd Grade Nothing

A-Muse Ed

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=us7NJ2KOMjY] The teacher who brings his or her class on a museum field trip provides that class with a potentially… read more A-Muse Ed

“Caste”-ing Call

My eldest was one of the kids who took the citywide gifted and talented test meant to bring equity to… read more “Caste”-ing Call