the problem with standardized testing
A Moment for Education
For almost 30 years I was a high school and middle school English teacher. I am now a teacher educator, teaching teachers to teach reading and writing. In my 37 years of education I have never been so discouraged. We are about to launch into a dangerous era of Federal intrusion into the classroom. And… Continue reading
I haven’t always been a gardener, but I have always loved gardens. It has taken 16 years to get my gardens into the shape they are today. And, I’ve had help. I’m 74 years old, have rheumatoid arthritis, and had a late stage cancer six years ago. I am, though, intrepid. I’m the kind of person who plods along, tailoring my goals as I go. Last November I had a long overdue knee replacement surgery and I’m hoping this spring, summer, and fall will be able to maintain and find even more joy working in all of my garden beds. Full disclosure, though. I have a garden guy who comes once a week to work in my gardens.