Elena Lenskaya offers a sobering lesson in the unintended consequences of standardized testing--teaching to the test and learning to the test.
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October 13, 2013
September 11, 2013
It is pretty easy to run a secondary school using open math content. There is Khan Academy, CK12, NROC, and more. But it seems to be harder to find open education resources (OER) in English language arts.
September 05, 2013
Math is the top pick of U.S. adults asked to name the "most valuable" subject they studied in school, according to new Gallup data. Meanwhile, science is more popular than when the question was posed a decade ago.
July 15, 2012
After I described blended learning at a recent conference, Diana Frezza from Scholastic came up to me and said, "Hey, we invented blended learning with READ 180." Having seen a lot of READ 180 classrooms over the last 20 years, I knew it was a proven multi-modal reading intervention. But I wasn't up to date on READ 180 Next Generation so I called Scholastic president Margery Mayer.