Monthly Archives: October 2009

Is Standardizing Curriculum a Good Thing?

Last weekend, my nephew Ryan slept over our house.  He and my son, Ben are very good friends despite a two-year difference in age.  Ryan is a 6th grader, Ben a 4th.  On Sunday morning, they were talking about the … Continue reading

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Chasing Data

I have spent the good part of the past 6 years of my professional life analyzing assessment data.  NWEAs, NECAPs (NH’s state assessment), school-based assessments, surveys, etc.  I have studied proficiencies, RIT scores, grade reports and AYP calculations.  I have … Continue reading

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