Category Archives: educational testing

Trauma: How We’ve Created a Nation Addicted to Shopping, Work, Drugs and Sex

Excellent interview on education, addiction, ADHD, and child rearing. Link to full interview: http://www.alternet.org/world/149325/trauma%3A_how_we%27ve_created_a_nation_addicted_to_shopping%2C_work%2C_drugs_and_sex/?page=entire AMY GOODMAN: Dr. Maté, there’s a whole debate about education in the United States right now. How does this fit in? DR. GABOR MATÉ: Well, you … Continue reading

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Are We Beginning To See The Light?

I think the argument is not simply teaching MORE science and math but teaching science and math more effectively.  The answer lies in teaching LESS content in a more in-depth and inquiry based way. Teaching  science and math in an interesting … Continue reading

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Top Test Scores From Shanghai Stun Educators

We are facing a modern day Sputnik.  I have never seen such a concentrated and often hostile effort in this country to reform education.  If we want to do it right, educators and their Unions must join the dialogue in … Continue reading

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