Tag Archives: Data

Did you know what you were getting into?

Last week, I was asked a question: “Didn’t you know what you were getting into, when you decided to become a teacher?”. This week, I was told this statement: “You knew what you were getting into when you chose to be … Continue reading

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Retention, Petitions, and House Bills, OH MY!

I am terrified of the retention portion of the Reading Sufficiency Act (RSA). We need to support HB 2625 (without amendments) to help defeat one-test retention. Recently, I read a post from Claudia Swisher about her love for To Kill a … Continue reading

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Get ready to fight

Oklahoma education stakeholders, the fight has already started. Ms. Swisher and I were definitely on the same page today: read her post. Ms. Swisher, this is phenomenal. Although I don’t know you personally, your commitment to the “family business” is … Continue reading

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Houston, we have a (testing) problem

Our students are over-tested and over-stressed. Non educators are falling for the pretense that standardized testing is essential in determining the present levels of our students. Sadly, these tests often become political pawns that check-mate public ignorance. These tests usually … Continue reading

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My teachers failed.

I could write about 20 different topics this week, because this past week base been an absolute absurdity in the State Department of Education, and the infiltration of additional attempts at ALEC legislation has continued.  However, I am not an … Continue reading

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