Run, Forrest, Run!

As the final states release results from the spring 2015 Smarter Balanced and PARCC assessments, this post is a look back at a June 2010 presentation to CCSSO Technical Isssues in Large-Scale Assessment (TILSA) members on lessons learned from my involvement with the New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP).  The presentation was titled, Lessons LearnedContinue reading “Run, Forrest, Run!”

He was my teacher, and he was effective

Labor Day is one of those times each year when memories of my father come flooding back.  Dad was a high school teacher for forty years from the late 1950s until the late 1990s.   Labor Day, signaling the end of summer and the beginning of each new school year, was a major event for ourContinue reading “He was my teacher, and he was effective”