- Among the things we're discussing tomorrow is the question of if we need to add keyboarding due to PARCC; other districts are already doing it.
- We in Massachusetts keep looking for a real adequacy study; Maryland, which was 10 years behind us in reworking their formula, already is doing one.
- One hopes that at some point we're going to realize that teaching kindergartners to take multiple choice tests is a waste of time.
- An interesting look at the correlation between a rise in ADHD diagnosis and the adoption of No Child Left Behind.
- A curious one on how empathy helps children recognize sarcasm.
- And a great run through from Gary Rubinstein on the way we teach math and how we may be killing any love for it in the process.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Round up of interesting things to read
A slew of things that came through over the weekend of interest: