This is so sad, but as a teacher I do
side with those who say Obama is not
any better on education. Race to
Disaster is going to deal the final
blow to teachers who do anything
beyond lock-step test prep. Research
shows that nearly all students can be
prepped to put test material in their
short term memory. It’s that
pesky ability to retain information
that isn’t being tasked.
I’m astonished every year at my
st7u&ntse#821d; wonderful high-stakes
test grades from the previous year.
Yet, they come to me and know very