Monthly Archives: April 2016

For All You Do.

We want students in our public schools to strive for innovation and excellence in their learning.  This means they need opportunities to explore, create, discover, experiment, take risks, make revisions, and feel confident in a final product, solution, or conclusion.  In order for students to learn that way, their teachers need to have the flexibility […]

Testing… Testing… 1,2,3… 4,5,6, etc..

For the last few weeks, across Maine, students in grades 3 and up have been in the midst of standardized testing.  Kids don’t like taking tests, teachers don’t like giving tests, most parents don’t like their children taking so many tests, even school administrators get headaches from scheduling tests.  It is a perennial period of […]