Category Archives: Learning

The Only High Stakes Test

My two older children, Ben (grade 5) and Elisabeth (grade 4), start NECAP (New England Comprehensive Assessment Program) testing today.  My youngest daughter, Emma, is too young to be tortured by them. But, Ben and Elisabeth join all 3-8 and … Continue reading

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Lost… And Found.

I was lost.  Literally lost. 55 S. 22nd St. Philadelphia, PA. That was the address I plugged into my iPhone, but the building I was looking at didn’t look anything like the website.  Further, there was an adult bookstore across … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to be Gifted Now?

This post was cross-posted from: What excites me about the shift in education away from the classroom-centric model we have all been a part of over the last century, is the fact that students are less dependent upon the … Continue reading

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