The other day I had a lengthy conversation with one of my boy’s teachers in regards to his progress. It’s something that I stay on top of because it’s important for me to know how he’s progressing and if he’s meeting his IEP goals. Funnily enough, standardized test scores are not included in my son’s […]
Speaking Out Against Standardized Tests
Today is our first day back from mid-winter recess and I am sure other educators are like me thinking, “Now, to cram these kids with test prep” because that’s literally what it feels like every year at this time. In fact, if you’re in a testing grade you’ve been actively preparing since September actually, but […]
To Take the State Exam or Not!?
So this week has been such a difficult week due to the state exams. I questioned if I should have my son Opt out like so many parents are now beginning to do. I then thought, “what would I be teaching him if I told him he didn’t have to take the test?”. Face it, […]