Blog posts tagged with 'testing'

Text Speak Threatens Effective Communication

Text Speak Threatens Effective Communication

The ease with which we communicate today is unlike that of any previous generation. Our belongings include home phones, cell phones, tablets, desktops, and laptops—all essential devices for staying in contact with others. With our gadgets in hand and WiFi nearby, we can send a message to almost an...

It's Time to Say Goodbye: The Move Away from Standardized Testing

Standardized testing form.

Most educators (and parents) would agree that standardized tests have taken over the school system. Teachers have been teaching to the test for years and have agreed that the art of teaching has been dramatically altered; even destroyed. There has been a recent movement in many states, however, to...