Tag: education

Why Your Test Score Just Isn’t That Important

Why Your Test Score Just Isn’t That Important

As an AP teacher and now tutor, I spend every spring in the trenches with my students, reviewing content, creating study plans, and going over test strategies. And come July, it is all about the test results. What did my kids earn? How much college […]

Quick Guide to Types of K-12 Schools

Quick Guide to Types of K-12 Schools

“What schools are in the attendance zone for that neighborhood? Wait, we’re not guaranteed the school up the street? What the heck is an innovation school??”   I asked all those questions while researching neighborhoods and schools before moving to Colorado. I spent a LOT of […]

15 Education Terms that Trip You Up

15 Education Terms that Trip You Up

“After the formative assessment, I differentiated the assignment, but he still struggled. Based on his performance in the classroom and his PARCC scores, I would recommend an RTI level 2 intervention.”   If you understood the previous paragraph, you probably work in education. If you didn’t […]