To understand how America’s infatuation with high-stakes testing negatively impacts our quality of life, we need look no further than China’s education history, says principal Matt Renwick, in his review of Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? by Yong Zhao.
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Teacher José Vilson’s must-read book, This Is Not A Test, cuts through political platitudes into the heart of America’s unresolved contradictions: public education and democratic principles; equity and privilege, race and class, says reviewer John Norton.
Special educator Laurie Wasserman shares details of how her co-teaching team and her entire middle school help students prepare for state testing.
Anne Jolly is mad as heck as she watches teachers struggle to implement STEM projects while drilling kids for high stakes tests that don’t measure deep learning.