I see a few folks here and there starting to talk more about the Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA), or the Pearson product that will now be used to score and certify student teachers. I scored some of these things. Painfully mediocre stuff. Here’s a quick note about my experience that I shared with some others […]

*Revised 5/30: As a result of some comments here and on Facebook, I need to be a little more specific on why I wanted to share these homework pages. I was packing up, getting ready to go to my second grader’s youth baseball game, when I saw him head outside with a yardstick.¬† I asked […]

From Stan Karp: Take the Pearson Test: See if you qualify for millions in tax breaks¬†too! 1. NJ is giving over $60 million in tax subsidies to the British-based test publishing giant Pearson, even though the company: A. is sending over 500 jobs out of NJ to NYC B. made profits of $1.4 billion last […]