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TIME to stand up against standardized testing! Yes, and as April looms ahead my mindset is in complete denial to the realization that it is that time of year again, standardized test prep… It was this quote from, Jeannie Fulbright that inspired this blog in the first place.....

TIME to stand up against standardized testing! Yes, and as April looms ahead my mindset is in complete denial to the realization that it is that time of year again, standardized test prep… It was this quote from, Jeannie Fulbright that inspired this blog in the first place.....

I'm actually putting together a speech for one of my classes about this subject. I'll be the Emma Watson of the GetRidOfStandardizedTests movement. Who's with me?

I'm actually putting together a speech for one of my classes about this subject. I'll be the Emma Watson of the GetRidOfStandardizedTests movement. Who's with me?

Our Education System "Everybody is a genius.  But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." Albert Einstein

Our Education System "Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." Albert Einstein

Meet the extraordinary Noam Chomsky. A celebrated author, linguist, philosopher, logician, political activist and cognitive scientist, he has truly made his mark in the world by being one of its greatest intellectuals. His influence spans a wide range of generations, from his own up to today. "If one person raises questions, that's breaking up open-mindedness". Noam Chomsky http://thextraordinary.org/noam-chomsky

Meet the extraordinary Noam Chomsky. A celebrated author, linguist, philosopher, logician, political activist and cognitive scientist, he has truly made his mark in the world by being one of its greatest intellectuals. His influence spans a wide range of generations, from his own up to today. "If one person raises questions, that's breaking up open-mindedness". Noam Chomsky http://thextraordinary.org/noam-chomsky

Something needs to change. I want to teach in a way so that my students don't feel like this

Something needs to change. I want to teach in a way so that my students don't feel like this

H. L. Mencken - The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all: it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed a standard citizenry, to put down dissent and originality. #quotations #quotes

H. L. Mencken - The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all: it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed a standard citizenry, to put down dissent and originality. #quotations #quotes

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