Posts Tagged: test

A Waste of Time

When I was a kid I never liked to do anything that wasn’t “fun” and my students are no different.  But I also didn’t like feeling  as if I was wasting my time, doing something that had no real meaning.  Okay I did watch Gilligan’s Island, but come on, who didn’t back in the seventies? […]

STAAR – Aaargh!

We  just finished with the first two days of STAAR testing. I hate it! I don’t like the test itself, but I really don’t like sitting around for four hours watching the kids try to pass these tests. Boring! But beyond that the idea that one day on a year we see how much a child […]