Thanks, Barry!

Every year, my goal is to blog more, and every year, I fail miserably at my goal. I am thankful to have been tagged by Barry Saide in this chain blog of sorts. I have never liked to pass on chain mail. Even in the days when I'd get actual letters in the mail asking … Continue reading Thanks, Barry!


A Student’s Response to PISA Score Release

Yesterday I had my freshmen read the article "American 15-Year-Olds  Lag, Mainly in Math, on International Standardized Tests" in The New York Times. I gave them an intentionally vague prompt to elicit their response about the article (see prompt below). I have to say, I was impressed by their responses. Many students addressed the issues with … Continue reading A Student’s Response to PISA Score Release