#Intentional: Education is NOT a Competition

It´s testing season.  Those who follow this blog with any amount of regularity (its ok, I don´t follow it with any real regularity either) know, […]

4 Big Problems Created by the Standardized Testing...

4 Big Problems Created by the Standardized Testing Craze The Obama administration confirmed what many have been saying for years: U.S. public school students are […]

I Can’t Answer These Texas Standardized Test Questions About My Own Poems

I Can’t Answer These Texas Standardized Test Questions About My Own Poems: What do you think it...

Test Days

  This point in the school year can be one of the most stressful times for teachers and students alike: state testing is underway. As […]

The Advice From A College Counselor That Is Almost Always Wrong

I have been working in the field of college success, college readiness and college applications for several years. If you happen to chance upon my […]

How to Feel Empowered During the College Application Process

The college application process is a daunting one; it requires research, diligence, many drafts and decisions. It certainly may be the most overwhelming and time […]

The Problem with Standardized Tests

I was recently made aware of a comment that a teacher made about the removal of standardized tests this year. It was something to the […]

Ed Tech in Elite Private Schools: A Look Ahead

An examination of ed-tech use in prestigious private schools prompts a big question: Would public school educators prefer abundant resources, or no standardized tests?

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