Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Other ways of assessing our children.

Those who advocate "opting out" are not just part of a movement that says "no".  There are many ways to access our children's academic growth.  

This blog contains many links about alternatives to high-stakes testing:
http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/2011/08/16/heres-a-short-list-of-articles-describing-alternatives-to-high-stakes-testing-help-me-find-more/

An interesting read: Finland's schools, considered the top system in the world gives 7&8 year olds free play for half their day at school while our  primary & preK kids get rigor:


Http://www.joebower.org/2014/01/half-day-heaven-afterschool-with.html