“National Canine Latin Barking assessments” – Canadian version

I read Michael Doyle’s posts about the frustrations of the whole standardized hoop-jumping, I mean testing, situation with an odd sense of voyeurism. We just don’t have that kind of thing here…dare I say yet? In Ontario they do, maybe in other places in Canada, too. But Quebec is so involved in being unique that… Continue reading “National Canine Latin Barking assessments” – Canadian version

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Is testing what is needed to get teachers to work harder?: Checking out Ontario’s Progress Report on Education

So…I received an interesting email message yesterday from the Ontario Premier’s office: Hello, My name is Grahame Rivers. I’m the social media coordinator in the Ontario Premier’s Office. I wanted to let you know that Ontario has released it’s progress report on education. Based on the family focus of your blog, I thought this might… Continue reading Is testing what is needed to get teachers to work harder?: Checking out Ontario’s Progress Report on Education