Convocation

Today is the first day of school. It begins – the return to traditional school that we left 3 years ago. Already I’ve hit some things. Things that remind me how much I don’t like the traditional solution to education even though this school has a really progressive outlook on learning. Fact is they stillContinue reading “Convocation”

Raising the Standards – Repost

This is a repost from a 12/23/2019. The original post is below. My kids took a standardized test they’ve been studying for recently. I debated waiting until we received the scores before writing on this topic. But the results don’t matter. It’s a hot one for me so expect it to rear its three headedContinue reading “Raising the Standards – Repost”

Raising the Standards

My kids took a standardized test they’ve been studying for recently. I debated waiting until we received the scores before writing on this topic. But the results don’t matter. It’s a hot one for me so expect it to rear its three headed ugliness again. In case that last sentence didn’t reveal my feelings towardsContinue reading “Raising the Standards”

Revolution

My kids have to take a standardized test in a few weeks.  I don’t like standardized tests.  I really don’t like them and they know it.  We took a practice exam over the weekend and it went as expected.  The oldest tried their heart out and did average. The youngest didn’t try at all andContinue reading “Revolution”