As we near the quarter pole in the school year, I wanted to share some news that I thought would be of interest. Did you catch the news from Washington that President Obama plans to limit standardized testing for students? Here's an excerpt from the USA Today:
"The White House said Saturday the proliferation of testing in the United States — a problem the administration acknowledged it has played a role in — has taken away too much valuable time that could be better spent on learning, teaching and fostering creativity in schools. To curb excessive testing, Obama recommended limiting standardized exams to no more than 2% of a student's instructional time in the classroom."Sounds like a good plan! Where do we sign up?
Anyway, here are the latest posts from the Burlington Blog:
Day 23 - Using Blogger Labels to Communicate with Different Groups - Ben Schersten - Francis Wyman IT Specialist
Day 24 - Day 24 - Presenting at the First National Digital Citizenship Summit - Timmy Sullivan - BHS Senior
Day 25 - Interactive Self-Paced Presentations with Google Slides - Michael Milton - BHS History Staff
Day 30 - A Peek from the Last TWO Weeks - Mrs. Warford - Memorial School Grade 4
Day 31 - La música: Engaging students in Argentina’s past as they investigate “la guerra sucia” - Renee Dacey - BHS World Language Dept.
Only 140 more to go...